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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12 Nov 2020

Google patches two more Chrome zero-days

In its latest set of updates, Google released two patches for Chrome zero-day vulnerabilities being exploited in the wild. Over the past three weeks, Google has patched a total of five zero-day flaws in Chrome. The bugs affect Chrome version 86.0.4240.198, and it is recommended that the updates be implemented

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20 Oct 2020

Google’s Waze Can Allow Hackers to Identify and Track Users

Google’s Waze app contains a serious security vulnerability that allows hackers to identify users and track their locations. The flaw has since been patched and was an API flaw that allowed security researcher Peter Gasper to use the app to uncover the true identity of drivers using it. Gasper is

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19 Oct 2020

Google Reveals it Was Hit by 2.5Tbps DDoS

On Friday, Google publicly disclosed for the first time a Chinese nation-state DDoS campaign targeting the tech giant in September of 2017. The attack consisted of 2.5Tbps, making it the biggest of its kind ever recorded. The attack was the finale in a six-month campaign against the company, according to

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19 Oct 2020

Massive New Phishing Campaigns Target Microsoft, Google Cloud Users

A series of phishing campaigns are allegedly targeting public cloud users, according to researchers from cybersecurity firm Greathorn. The campaigns aim to compromise Microsoft Office 365 and Gmail accounts by leveraging intriguing headlines pertaining to current events. The phishing emails contain malicious links that, when opened, lead victims to a

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