For the past few days, Google has been making a lot of webmasters very nervous, as its Google Search Console service, formerly known as Google Webmaster, has been sending out security alerts to people it shouldn't.
Google says that starting with February 8, Chrome users will have to use version 54 or 55 (current) if they want to access their Gmail accounts.
Google has made a few changes to recent Chrome versions that most users are bound to disagree with since it takes away some of their control over the browser.
Google announced yesterday plans to become a self-standing, certified, and independent Root Certificate Authority, meaning the company would be able to issue its own TLS/SSL certificates for securing its web traffic via HTTPS, and not rely on intermediaries, as it does now.
Chrome 56 is being rolled out to Windows, Linux, and Mac users and should be available to everyone over the next few days. Along with 56 security updates, this new version comes with quite a few goodies such as HTML5 by default, support for the Sticky position attribute, and the Web Bluetooth API.
To increase security for its users, starting on February 13th Google will begin block JS attachments in Gmail. Though this move This move definitely brings greater security to Gmail users, but will only cause malware distributors to switch to
A former IT administrator for the American College of Education (ACE) in Indiana was ordered to pay damages of $248,350 after a court found him responsible after the institution lost access to its email system.
The Internet Archive has launched on Friday a Chrome extension that will detect "Page not found" and other web errors and replace them with a copy from its Wayback Machine, if available. The extension is already available on the Chrome Web Store.
Over the past weeks, security researchers from Sucuri and Malwarebytes have discovered two campaigns that abuse hacked and fake websites to push Google ads and trick users into clicking these advertisments, for the crooks profits.
Google's automated over-the-air (OTA) update system has plugged a "high-risk" vulnerability that affected the Android bootloader on Nexus smartphones.
Google has banned the AdNauseam Chrome extension from the Chrome Web Store, an add-on that became very popular with users because it automatically clicked on all ads on a page.
Today at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2017, held in Las Vegas, USA, Google together with Samsung will be unveiling the next line of Chromebook laptops that also double as a tablet thanks to its new touchscreen and built-in support for running Android apps.
Google engineers have addressed a serious user privacy bug that affected only versions of the Android operating system installed on the company's latest line of Pixel smartphones.
Google released this week a new tool called Project Wycheproof, which is a set of automated tests developers can run on their code and identify weaknesses or problems in the sections that deal with cryptography operations.
A man who worked at Google as a product manager in its Nest division is now suing the company over what he and his lawyer describe as an internal "spying program."
Google has made important changes to its corporate structure today, when it spun off its self-driving cars unit as a separate company called Waymo, which will now be part of the Alphabet group, a parent company that manages a multitude of other Google-based ventures, such as Calico, DeepMind, Nest Labs, and more.
Google Chrome 56, currently in Beta stage, will show a distinctive and visible warning text when users navigate to pages hosted on HTTP that contain sensitive form elements such as fields for password or credit card data input.
Google engineers have found a way to shrink the size of Android app updates once again, revealing that a new technology they've recently started deploying has allowed them to cut down the size of app update packages with 65% on average when compared to the original app APK file.