Chrome

COVID-19 Fears Bring Google Chrome Dev to Screeching Halt

The novel coronavirus is making Googlers work from home. “Adjusted work schedules” mean the Chrome teams will focus only on security updates, for now ...
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Chrome extensions

500+ Google Chrome Extensions Stealing Your Data for Years

Security researchers just found a huge cache of malicious Chrome extensions, infecting millions of browsers ...
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Hey Alexa, Whats a Phone Book?

“Hey Alexa, What’s a Phone Book?”

Recently, my husband came home from his day at work and during our normal evening conversation, I asked, “How was work today?” His reply was, “It was alright, we had another order ...
Browser Updates Round-Up: Continuing the Push for HTTPS Everywhere

Browser Updates Round-Up: Continuing the Push for HTTPS Everywhere

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox are updating how SSL/HTTPS sites are displayed to users, continuing their initiative to move all internet traffic to HTTPS Google and Mozilla have recently announced... The post ...
Android 0-Day exploit granting attackers root access found running in the wild

Android 0-Day exploit granting attackers root access found running in the wild

A new zero-day vulnerability was identified in the vanilla Android operating system, affecting a large number of users and devices. The exploit has likely already been used in the wild by the ...
XSS Auditors – Abuses, Updates and Protection

XSS Auditors – Abuses, Updates and Protection

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XSS Auditors are security mechanisms in browsers that operate as a preventative layer against Reflected Cross-site Scripting attacks. Each browser has a different way of implementing XSS Auditors. In this blog post, ...
Same Site Cookies by Default in Chrome 76 and Above

SameSite Cookies by Default in Chrome 76 and Above

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Beginning its journey almost ten years ago, Google Chrome has become one of the most popular web browsers on the internet and continues to prioritize speed and security in its service to ...

Application Isolation in the Spotlight

Two major announcements bring application isolation into the spotlight Microsoft and HP elevate the importance of isolation in the endpoint security stack Isolate risky browser activity, but don’t forget files are risky ...

Google Chrome Zero-Day, Facebook Phone Number Privacy, NSA Phone Data Collection Program

This is your Shared Security Weekly Blaze for March 11th 2019 with your host, Tom Eston. In this week’s episode: a new Google Chrome Zero-Day, how Facebook uses your phone number, and ...