A series of benchmark tests performed by NSS Labs, a US-based independent network, and security testing organization, reveals that Microsoft Edge detects malware and phishing attacks much better than both Google Chrome and Firefox, despite losing over 40 million of users in the last month.
Tech support scammers have weaponized a Chrome bug that has been reported in July 2014, but which Google engineers have yet to fix. This bug allows the scammers to freeze your browser and potentially Windows.
Google revealed that Chrome had secretly received a speed boost on Windows since the start of September after its engineers had integrated a technology known as Profile Guided Optimization.
Version 53.0.2785.143 m of Google Chrome was released today that fixes for 2 remote code execution vulnerabilities that were submitted to Pwnium. Remote code execution vulnerabilities are considered critical as it could allow attackers and malicious web sites to remotely execute any command they wish on an affected computer.
Tech support scammers have devised a slew of new tricks with which they hope to trick unsuspecting Google Chrome users. Malwarebytes have uncovered a new technique that tech support scammers can use to make it look like the site you are visiting a legitimate one, rather than one under the scammers control.
Version 52.0.2743.82 of Google Chrome was released today that contains 48 security fixes. Of those 48 fixes, 17 were highlighted as coming from external sources and being eligible for a bounty for their disclosure.
Google 48 is here and includes 37 security fixes and bunch of new features. These features include the custom notification buttons, the deprecation of the RC4 encryption protocol, and the ability to present to Google cast devices.
Google has released version 47.0.2526.106 of Google Chrome today to resolve two Google discovered security vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are identified as CVE-2015-6792 and these private security issues from internal audits and fuzzing and are mentioned in issue 569486.