Google integrates AI writing assistance directly into Chrome
Google has expanded Chrome's capabilities to include AI. As a result, users can now request the help of a writing assistant while searching online.
Chrome has a new AI writing assistant. This is basically an extension of the "Help me write" feature that was already available in Gmail. Google is... Read more
Google enhances Chrome security for remote workers
Google will soon begin testing adding Private Network Access (PNA) technology on the Google Chrome Enterprise and Education versions of the browser Chrome. The addition will provide enhanced security aimed primarily at remote workers.
According to the tech giant, the new feature in its Chrome b... Read more
New feature in Chrome structures your tab chaos
The Chrome browser will soon get three new features. These features, according to Google, should make internet browsing even better and more efficient and provide end users with a personalized experience.
Google has been adding AI functionality to the Chrome browser for some time. There is alrea... Read more
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
Google starts phasing out third-party cookies in January
Google will start its plan to phase out third-party cookies in 2024. In its place will be a new revenue model to sell Chrome users' data to advertisers. In January, the Tracking Protection feature will launch for this purpose.
The rollout of the Tracking Protection feature will begin on Jan. 4. ... Read more
Google makes Gmail and Chrome more secure
Google has implemented new security features for Gmail and Chrome. In addition to measures for bulk e-mail and passkeys, these include a darkweb monitoring service and the use of the Google app as a credential provider for logins.
Over the past month, for example, the tech giant has taken steps ... Read more
Google Chrome may get Organize Tabs functionality
The Chrome browser may get functionality that automatically reorders users' tabs. The reordered browser tabs will then be organized into different groups.
According to experts, the new tab reordering feature is an extension of the existing Tab Groups functionality. This feature is a powerful too... Read more
Multiple browsers patch actively exploited zero-day
Chrome, Firefox, Microsoft Edge, Brave and Vivaldi web browsers are vulnerable to a zero-day exploit around the WebP image format. This vulnerability is reportedly already being actively exploited by hackers. Patches have since been implemented.
Several web browsers are vulnerable to the very cr... Read more
Chrome extensions steal passwords in plain text
Researchers have succeeded in using a self-developed extension for Chrome to steal passwords from the source code of websites in plain text. Many extensions also turned out to be dangerous and websites are prone to data leaks due to the extension.
University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers mana... Read more
Chrome can now take down malware masquerading as an extension
Google is currently testing a browser feature that alerts users when an installed extension has been removed from the Chrome Web Store, something that often indicates it is malware.
BleepingComputer reports that the Chrome Web Store is constantly flooded with unwanted browser extensions publishe... Read more