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.
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.
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.
A password stealing Trojan called AdService is being quietly distributed by adware bundles that typically install other programs such as Russian adware, extensions, clickers, adware, and fake system optimization programs. This Trojan is loaded through DLL hijacking in Chrome.
Google engineers have announced changes in the way Chrome will handle websites with auto-playing audio.
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.
Microsoft has declined to patch a security bug Cisco Talos researchers discovered in the Edge browser, claiming the reported issue is by design. Apple and Google patched a similar flaw in Safari (CVE-2017-2419) and Chrome (CVE-2017-5033), respectively.
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.
Security researchers have discovered two flaws that affect the extension systems embedded in today's browsers, such as Firefox, Safari, and all the Chromium-related offshoots, such as Chrome, Opera, and others.
The Google Chrome team is currently testing a new option that will allow users to permanently mute audio coming from a website (URL).
Google announced on Monday that Chrome users can now run two different versions of Chrome side-by-side.
Google engineers have added two neat features to the Chrome browser that will alert users of extensions that hijack proxy settings or the new tab page.
A remote code execution vulnerability affects older versions of the Google Chrome browser, all except the current version — Chrome 60.
Six more developers have had their Chrome extensions hijacked in the past four months, according to new evidence surfaced yesterday by Proofpoint researcher Kafeine.
Google's security team has sent out warnings via email to Chrome extension developers after many of them have been the targets of phishing attacks, some of which have been successful and resulted in crooks taking over extensions.