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."
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.
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.
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.
Chrome 58 is being rolled out to Windows, Linux, and Mac users and should be available to everyone over the next few days. Along with 29 security updates, this new version also blocks domains that use Cyrillic letters that resemble Latin letters and adds support for Progressive Web Apps on Android.
Browsers such as Chrome, Firefox, and Opera are vulnerable to a new variation of an older attack that allows phishers to register and pass fake domains as the websites of legitimate services, such as Apple, Google, eBay, and others.
With the launch of the Windows 10 Creators Update and Edge 40 (EdgeHTML 15), Microsoft has released a new battery usage test that, naturally, trashes the company's competition.
With little fanfare, Google added a new Chrome feature that prevents the content of current pages from jumping up or down as other content gets loaded on the same page.
As everyone kind of expected, Google Chrome, the world's leading browser with a comfortable market share of above 50%, is also the most installed software package.
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.
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.
Starting with Chrome 57, released last week, Google has put a muzzle on the amount of resources background tabs can use.
A new malicious application tries to disguise itself as the Google Chrome browser to fool victims into entering their payment card details. The app is still active at the time of writing and sends collected user details to an AOL email address.
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.
Google said today that starting March 31, 2017, Safe Browsing will show a special message if the user is attempting to download software known to modify Google Chrome settings, or attempting to inject ads in the user's browsing experience.
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.
A malvertising campaign has specifically targeted and redirected Chrome users to a website they couldn't leave unless they agreed to install a rogue Chrome extension.
After five years of litigation at various levels of the US legal system, today, following the conclusion of a jury trial, Google was ordered to pay $20 million to two developers after a jury ruled that Google had infringed on three patents when it designed some of Chrome's anti-malware features.