The European Commission has hit Google with a record fine of €2.42 billion ($2.72 billion) for abusing its dominant market position and tweaking search results to favor its Google Shopping service to the detriment of its direct competitors.
Google announced yesterday plans to stop scanning users' Gmail inboxes for advertising purposes, a decision that in theory should improve users' privacy, but in reality, it does not.
Google pre-announced today a new tool named "Backup and Sync," built on top of Google Drive, which will be able to back up files stored anywhere on the user's computer, not just in the Drive folder. The search giant says it will launch Backup and Sync in two weeks, on June 28.
Google released today Google Chrome 59, a new version of the Chrome browser, which this month comes with a complete revamp of the Settings section.
Google has just confirmed that a version of Chrome with built-in ad-blocking features is in the works, and the company hopes to release it in "early 2018."
Google published yesterday a list of 42 smartphone models from 12 vendors that run up-to-date Android OS versions with the latest security patches applied.
Continuing its efforts to bring AI into every little product it has, Google announced today that improvements it made to Gmail's machine learning algorithms help it detect and block spam and phishing messages with an accuracy of 99.9%.
Ran Bar-Zik, a web developer at AOL, has discovered and reported a bug in Google Chrome that allows websites to record audio and video without showing a visual indicator.
A report released today by security experts from Sucuri and Unmask Parasites (UP) describes numerous instances where sites that handled password and credit card via HTTP pages found themselves on Google's Safe Browsing blacklist.
Google has removed 41 Android apps from the official Play Store. The apps were infected with a new type of malware named Judy, and experts estimate the malware infected between 8.5 and 36.5 million users.
Tavis Ormandy, the most famous of Google's security experts, has ported Windows Defender DLLs to Linux with the aid of a new tool he released today on GitHub.
At the annual Google Marketing Next conference, the Mountain View search and advertising giant announced a new service that will let advertisers track and tie offline credit card payments with ongoing marketing campaigns.
Just by accessing a folder containing a malicious SCF file, a user will unwittingly share his computer's login credentials with an attacker via Google Chrome and the SMB protocol.
A one-liner in the Windows Store policy is the reason why we'll never have the "original" Chrome, Firefox, Opera, or other browsers available through the official Windows Store.
Two Google security experts have found a severe remote code execution (RCE) bug in the Windows OS, which they've described as "crazy bad."
A massive phishing campaign took place today, but Google's security staff was on hand and shut down the attacker's efforts within an hour after users first reported the problem on Reddit.
Google will release Chrome 58.0.3029.96 in the coming days and weeks, and as part of this update, the company plans to move some of its 32-bit users to Chrome's 64-bit version.
Google announced plans to increase the usage of the "Not secure" indicator on sites loaded via HTTP. The company's plan includes two major changes.
Google has removed a feature of the Android operating system that has been used in the past in ransomware attacks.