Mobile security experts from Palo Alto Networks have detailed a new attack on Android devices that uses "Toast" notifications to help malware in obtaining admin rights or access to Android's Accessibility service — often used to take over users' smartphones.
Jon von Tetzchner, the founder of both Opera and Vivaldi, believes that Google has gotten too big and "is now in a position where regulation is needed."
An error on Google's part has caused widespread Internet outages in Japan for about an hour, on Friday, August 25.
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.
Four Google researchers have uncovered a vulnerability in the way stock photography websites apply watermarks on their image portfolios.
The developer(s) of an Android adware family named GhostClicker has managed to sneak his malware on the official Google Play Store on several occasions, hiding it in as much as 340 mundane Android apps.
A remote code execution vulnerability affects older versions of the Google Chrome browser, all except the current version — Chrome 60.
The Daily Stormer, the most well known of all white supremacy online portals, was forced to move today to the Dark Web after various service providers dropped the site from their infrastructure.
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.
Google announced yesterday a new Play Store search and ranking algorithm that takes into account an Android application's performance metrics.
In the face of devastating penalties prepared by Google, Symantec announced plans to sell its SSL issuance certificate business to rival company DigiCert.
Google will distrust all existing Symantec SSL certificates starting with October 2018, and Symantec will have to rebuild its entire certificate issuance infrastructure from scratch if it wants to remain in the CA (Certificate Authority) business.
Research presented yesterday at the Black Hat USA 2017 security conference revealed that Bitcoin trading platform BTC-e is responsible for cashing out 95% of all ransomware payments made since the start of 2014.