Tag: Google Chrome

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Emergency update Chrome fixes highly critical zero-day

Emergency update Chrome fixes highly critical zero-day

Google has released an emergency update for Chrome to keep out a critical zero-day. The vulnerability allows cybercriminals to run arbitrary code via a specially created HTML page through a sandbox in the browser's V8 JavaScript engine. More specifically, the recently released emergency patch fo... Read more

date8 days ago
Chrome able to block 25 percent more phishing attempts

Chrome able to block 25 percent more phishing attempts

Google is improving phishing and malware protection for Chrome users. Websites are now monitored in real-time. This was necessary after Google found that malicious websites existed for an average of 10 minutes. An update to the Safe Browsing feature, launched in 2005, should better protect Chro... Read more

date2 months ago
Which browser is the most secure?

Which browser is the most secure?

Google continues to add security features to Chrome, which is by far the most widely used browser in the world. Yet only Mozilla Firefox meets the German government's security requirements, as it recently revealed. Is that justified? And aren't there enough alternatives that also value privacy more... Read more

date2 months ago
Microsoft Edge imports Chrome data without permission

Microsoft Edge imports Chrome data without permission

The Microsoft Edge browser appears to be importing data from the Chrome browser without permission from end users. The data includes opened tabs in the Chrome browser, as well as other information. Microsoft makes no secret of its desire to let Windows users use its own Microsoft Edge browser. T... Read more

date4 months ago
Windows on ARM bolstered by official Chrome support

Windows on ARM bolstered by official Chrome support

Google has silently released a test version of Chrome with native Windows on ARM support. With that, the platform finally plays nice with the world's most widely used browser. Although Windows on ARM has been around for over a decade, the platform has been an underachiever for quite some time. I... Read more

date4 months ago
Google reaches settlement over illegal tracking in Incognito mode

Google reaches settlement over illegal tracking in Incognito mode

Google recently settled in the United States in a lawsuit accusing it of illegally tracking Chrome users in Incognito mode. Financial details of the settlement were not disclosed. According to the plaintiffs, while using Incognito mode, Google falsely led users to believe that this "silent" mode... Read more

date5 months ago
Google Chrome has Safety Check: controls and needs control

Google Chrome has Safety Check: controls and needs control

Google is working on the security of the Chrome browser for the desktop. The functionality of the feature is mainly scanning for threats. But further actions are a task for the user. The latest update for Chrome adds the Safety Check feature to the browser. This feature always runs in the backgr... Read more

date5 months ago
Google signals actively exploited zero-day in Chrome browser

Google signals actively exploited zero-day in Chrome browser

Google is warning Chrome users about an actively exploited zero-day vulnerability. A security update is available. The tech giant discovered the CVE-2023-6345 vulnerability itself and marks it as very important. The bug affects the so-called Skia graphics engine. The Chrome browser uses this par... Read more

date6 months ago
Google implements new security and AI features in Chrome browser

Google implements new security and AI features in Chrome browser

The Google Chrome browser is getting new security and AI features. More risky requests based on the HTTP protocol will now be upgraded to the HTTPS protocol by default. In addition, the browser may get a built-in AI tool for text rewriting. Google has been adding new functionality to its Google ... Read more

date7 months ago
Google Chrome offers real-time phishing protection

Google Chrome offers real-time phishing protection

Google Chrome is getting more personalization options, new security features and a different look. The most important update is better protection against phishing and malware. Chrome is fifteen years old, and users are benefiting because Google is giving the browser several updates that should ... Read more

date9 months ago
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