News of malicious Android apps hosted on the Google Play Store doesn't seem to stop coming these days, as ESET and Zscaler researchers recently disclosed they've reported nearly 100 malicious apps they recently come across.
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.
Burglars can use a recently disclosed security flaw affecting several Google Nest cams to make vulnerable cameras go offline for approximately 60 to 90 seconds. The flaw can be exploited via the cameras' Bluetooth connection and can provide thieves with the time window they need to get close and break into a home unseen.
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.
Earlier today, several Google Home owners complained online about how their personal assistants started spewing ads out of the blue.
Starting with Chrome 57, released last week, Google has put a muzzle on the amount of resources background tabs can use.
Following an internal audit, Google engineers say they'd discovered a new massive ad-fraud botnet that was infecting users via Android apps hosted on the official Play Store.
Google has launched the latest version of the reCAPTCHA service, which won't ask users to click a checkbox, as it did until now.
The Android Security Bulletin for March 2017 contains a bugfix for a unique security flaw exploitable via the headphones audio connector that could be leveraged to leak data from the device, break ASLR, reset phones to factory settings, or even access the Android HBOOT bootloader.
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.
A year ago, several Google engineers got together and lay the foundation of Operation Rosehub, a project during which Google employees used some of their official work time to patch thousands of open source projects against a severe and widespread Java vulnerability.