Archive for the ‘Google Chrome’ Category

Someone Hijacks A Popular Chrome Extension to Push Malware

July 31st, 2017

Phishers have recently hacked an extension for Google Chrome after compromising the Chrome Web Store account of German developer team a9t9 software and abused to distribute spam messages to unsuspecting users.

Dubbed Copyfish, the extension allows users to extract text from images, PDF documents and video, and has more than 37,500 users.

Unfortunately, the Chrome extension of Copyfish has

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Chrome Flaw Allows Sites to Secretly Record Audio/Video Without Indication

May 30th, 2017

What if your laptop is listening to everything that is being said during your phone calls or other people near your laptop and even recording video of your surrounding without your knowledge?

Sounds really scary! Isn’t it? But this scenario is not only possible but is hell easy to accomplish.

A UX design flaw in the Google’s Chrome browser could allow malicious websites to record audio or

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This Phishing Attack is Almost Impossible to Detect On Chrome, Firefox and Opera

April 17th, 2017

A Chinese infosec researcher has reported about an “almost impossible to detect” phishing attack that can be used to trick even the most careful users on the Internet.

He warned, hackers can use a known vulnerability in the Chrome, Firefox and Opera web browsers to display their fake domain names as the websites of legitimate services, like Apple, Google, or Amazon to steal login or financial

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Microsoft, Google to Block Flash by Default in Edge, Chrome

December 15th, 2016

Microsoft followed Google’s lead and said it will soon block Flash Player by default in the Edge browser.

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It’s the final countdown for SHA-1 SSL certificates

November 23rd, 2016

Apple, Microsoft, Google and Mozilla finally set roadmaps for deprecating venerable but outdated SHA-1 certificates

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Google Chrome to Label Sensitive HTTP Pages as “Not Secure”

September 9th, 2016

Although over three months remaining, Google has planned a New Year gift for the Internet users, who’re concerned about their privacy and security.

Starting in January of 2017, the world’s most popular web browser Chrome will begin labeling HTTP sites that transmit passwords or ask for credit card details as “Not Secure” — the first step in Google’s plan to discourage the use of sites that

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Google Fixes Four Critical Vulnerabilities in Latest Chrome Build

March 25th, 2016

Google pushed out the latest version of Chrome Thursday afternoon, fixing five issues, four of them critical.

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Google to Speed Up Chrome for Fast Internet Browsing

January 22nd, 2016

Google is planning to make Chrome faster in order to provide its users fast Internet browsing experience.
Thanks to a new, open-source data and web compression algorithm for the Internet called Brotli, which Google announced last year to boost its web page performance.
With Brotli, Google will speed up Chrome and users could get a significant performance boost in coming months.<!– adsense –>

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Microsoft doesn’t want Windows 10 Users to Switch to Chrome or Firefox

October 19th, 2015

Microsoft wants Windows 10 users to use its Edge browser, and the company is pulling every trick out to make it happen.

In a newly leaked Windows 10 preview release (build 10568), Microsoft has added a new prompt that appears whenever you try to switch away from default apps, including Microsoft Edge.

Considering the wide adoption of Microsoft’s newest operating system Windows 10, it

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