Google Chrome engineers announced plans today to gradually remove trust in old Symantec SSL certificates and intent to reduce the accepted validity period of newly issued Symantec certificates, following repeated slip-ups on the part of Symantec.
Burglars can use a recently disclosed security flaw affecting several Google Nest cams to make vulnerable cameras go offline for approximately 60 to 90 seconds. The flaw can be exploited via the cameras' Bluetooth connection and can provide thieves with the time window they need to get close and break into a home unseen.
Chrome engineers are planning to remove two options from Chrome that allow users to quickly close a large number of tabs with just a few clicks.
Earlier today, several Google Home owners complained online about how their personal assistants started spewing ads out of the blue.
Starting with Chrome 57, released last week, Google has put a muzzle on the amount of resources background tabs can use.
Google has launched the latest version of the reCAPTCHA service, which won't ask users to click a checkbox, as it did until now.
Version 57 of the Google Chrome for Android, Chrome OS, Linux, Mac, and Windows is available for download, or update, using the browser's built-in update feature.
A year ago, several Google engineers got together and lay the foundation of Operation Rosehub, a project during which Google employees used some of their official work time to patch thousands of open source projects against a severe and widespread Java vulnerability.
A large chunk of the 120,000 Chromebooks deployed at Maryland's Montgomery County schools went down last week after computers using Symantec BlueCoat security software weren't able to handle TLS 1.3 connections that Google started supporting with the release of Chrome and Chrome OS 56.
Late Friday, last week, Google announced a new tool for security-minded users, called E2EMail, a Chrome extension that simplifies the installation of PGP encryption for Gmail.
Google has gone public with details of a second unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft products, this time in Edge and Internet Explorer, after last week they've published details about a bug in the Windows GDI (Graphics Device Interface) component.