08 Feb 2021

Google Chrome Zero-Day Afflicts Windows, Mac Users

Google has released a warning to its customers stating that a zero-day vulnerability is being actively exploited by attackers and encouraging Google Chrome browser users to maintain aware of the issue and implement a patch as soon as it is available. The flaw lies in the V8 open-source web engine

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22 Jan 2021

Google Duo may soon stop working on uncertified Android devices

Google Duo may soon fail to operate on Andriod devices that are uncertified, following suit with the Google Messages app which made the same move. Earlier this week, Google Messages included a notice that the app would cease to work on uncertified Andriod devices or certain devices that are not

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20 Jan 2021

Google is investigating the actions of another top AI ethicist

Google is reportedly investigating recent actions taken by Margaret Mitchell, a top artificial intelligence ethicist at the tech giant. The probe into Mitchell follows the forced exit of another prominent researcher on the AI ethics team at Google, Timnit Gebru. Gebru’s exit sparked outrage among Google employees. Google allegedly found

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18 Jan 2021

Google Boots 164 Apps from Play Marketplace for Shady Ad Practices

Google has removed roughly 164 malicious Andriod apps that have been downloaded a total of 10 million times from its Google Play marketplace. Google’s reasoning behind removing the apps is that they were delivering malicious and disruptive advertisements. The move is similar to last year’s crackdown on out-of-context ads. The

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14 Jan 2021

Google exposes malicious exploits targeting Windows and Android users

Due to Google’s Project Zero, zero-day vulnerabilities and bugs that could infect systems with malware can be uncovered. The project has unveiled a group of vulnerabilities that could have affected a large amount of customers had they not been discovered and patched. Two malicious servers were discovered hoping to pursue

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06 Jan 2021

Google Warns of Critical Android Remote Code Execution Bug

Google’s latest Andriod security update fixed 43 bugs affecting Android handsets and Samsung phones. Two of the bigs affecting Google’s Andriod handsets were flagged as critical, while the most serious flaw lies in the Andriod System component and allows remote attackers to compromise a device through executing arbitrary code. Two

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06 Jan 2021

Google confirms plans for new Nest Cam lineup this year

Although you can’t buy the Nest Cam IQ Outdoor right now, Google has confirmed that Nest will keep investing in new innovations. Google also confirmed to 9to5Google that a new lineup of security cameras is coming in 2021. Right now, customers can purchase the Nest Cam Indoor and the Nest

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07 Dec 2020

China Stakes Its Claim to Quantum Supremacy

Google won international acclaim for its prototype quantum computer last year, which completed a calculation in minutes that would have taken supercomputer thousands of years. On Thursday, the Chinese quantum research group declared that it had achieved quantum supremacy, citing results acquired with its system called Jiuzhang, which completed calculations

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07 Dec 2020

High-Severity Chrome Bugs Allow Browser Hacks

Google has issued an update for its Chrome web browser, fixing several vulnerabilities that could allow a threat actor to conduct computer compromise through a browser hack. The bug affects desktop versions of the browser, and the update fixed a total of eight bugs present within the current version with

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23 Nov 2020

Google Services Weaponized to Bypass Security in Phishing, BEC Campaigns

Cybercriminals are increasingly exploiting Google Services to conduct phishing and business email compromise (BEC) attacks, according to research firm Armorblox. Attackers are leveraging services provided by Google, such as Forms, Firebase, Docs, and more. A report from Armorblox shows how Google Forms and Docs are being used by malicious actors

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