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.
A researcher has discovered what he calls a "logic vulnerability" that allowed him to create a Python script that is fully capable of bypassing Google's reCAPTCHA fields using another Google service, the Speech Recognition API.
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.
Late Friday, last week, Google announced a new tool for security-minded users, called E2EMail, a Chrome extension that simplifies the installation of PGP encryption for Gmail.
It took only one day for the SHA1 collision attack revealed by Google on Thursday to make its first victims after developers of the WebKit browser engine broke their Subversion (SVN) source code repository on Friday.
Google has gone public with details of a second unpatched vulnerability in Microsoft products, this time in Edge and Internet Explorer, after last week they've published details about a bug in the Windows GDI (Graphics Device Interface) component.
A typo in the source code of a Cloudflare component has exposed the personal information of users visiting sites protected by Cloudflare's service, along with potentially more sensitive details such as cookies, passwords, authentication tokens, API keys, and others.
Google confirmed yesterday it was shutting down its Site Search service, which is the commercial version of the free service Google Custom Search, also known as Custom Search Engine (CSE).
Under the coordination of the UK government, rights holders and today's top two search engines have reached and signed an agreement that will demote piracy-related links in search results.
For the second time in three months, Google engineers have disclosed a bug in the Windows OS without Microsoft having released a fix before Google's announcement.
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.