Google has launched a bug bounty program for popular apps available on its Play Store. Dubbed the Play Security Reward Program, the bug bounty will be offered through the HackerOne platform and is not aimed at Google's own Android apps.
Google Chrome engineers are considering adding a special browser permission that will thwart the rising trend of in-browser cryptocurrency miners.
No good deed remains unpunished, they say, and so is the case of the recent spat between Google and Microsoft's security teams.
Google released earlier today version 62 of its Chrome browser that comes with quite a few new features but also fixes for 35 security issues.
Google announced yesterday three new security features for Chrome that will help the company's browser detect and fight intrusive extensions and invasive software.
A new report released earlier this week estimates that Kotlin will surpass Java as the primary programming language used for Android apps by December 2018.
With the Google Home Mini being released on October 18th, it was discovered that some of them were constantly recording audio and transmitting it back to Google without being intentionally activated.
Google has removed a malicious extension from its Chrome Web Store that posed as the popular AdBlock Plus ad blocker but forcibly opened new tabs to show ads to users.
Project Zero, Google's top security team, says that Microsoft is putting customers at risk by not patching Windows OS versions in the same way and with the same consistency.
Today Google unveiled new wireless ear buds called Google Pixel Buds. These ear buds support gestures, swipes, and touches to control music, answer calls, and enable Google Assistant. Even cooler, they offer real-time translation into 40 languages using Google Translate.
Google drops its First Click for Free program for paywall publishers and institutes a new program where publishers can decide how much content they wish to show for free..
The Project Zero team at Google has created a new tool for testing browser DOM engines and has unleashed it on today's top five browsers, finding most bugs in Apple's Safari.
Google will automatically delete all of a user's Android backup files — stored in his Google Drive account — if the user does not use his phone for two weeks.
Google engineers have announced changes in the way Chrome will handle websites with auto-playing audio.
A Polish academic is accusing Google of trying to patent technology he invented and that he purposely released into the public domain so companies like Google couldn't trap it inside restrictive licenses.
Google Chrome 63 will include a new security feature that will detect when third-party software is performing a Man-in-the-Middle (MitM) attack that hijacks the user's Internet connection.
Today Google launched version 61 of the Chrome browser for Windows, Mac, and Linux. With this release, we have 21 security updates, numerous improvements and bug fixes, and three APIs that allow developers to further enhance their sites and apps.
Jon von Tetzchner, the founder of both Opera and Vivaldi, believes that Google has gotten too big and "is now in a position where regulation is needed."
An error on Google's part has caused widespread Internet outages in Japan for about an hour, on Friday, August 25.