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Previously legitimate Barcode Scanner app sends malware update to millions

Google has removed a popular Android barcode scanner app with over 10 million installs from the Play Store after researchers found that it turned malicious following a December 2020 update.

Google Chrome Zero-Day Afflicts Windows, Mac Users

Google warns of a zero-day vulnerability in the V8 open-source engine that's being actively exploited by attackers.

Microsoft rolls out password autofill to iOS, Android, and a new extension

Microsoft is rolling out autofill capabilities to Microsoft Authenticator on iOS and Android. The company also announced a new Autofill extension for Google Chrome.

Google fixes Chrome zero-day actively exploited in the wild

Google has addressed an actively exploited zero-day security vulnerability in the Chrome 88.0.4324.150 version released today, February 4th, 2020, to the Stable desktop channel for Windows, Mac, and Linux users.

Over a Dozen Chrome Extensions Caught Hijacking Google Search Results for Millions

Over a dozen Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browser extensions—dubbed 'CacheFlow' collectively—caught hijacking Google search results.

Bugs in Signal, Facebook, Google chat apps let attackers spy on users

Vulnerabilities found in multiple video conferencing mobile applications allowed attackers to listen to users' surroundings without permission before the person on the other end picked up the calls.

Google to add new password protection features in Chrome 88

Google will add new capabilities to Chrome that will let you fix weak passwords and update your saved passwords in one place. These new updates are coming in the next few weeks as part of Chrome 88.

New Attack Could Let Hackers Clone Your Google Titan 2FA Security Keys

A new side-channel attack could let hackers extract your private two-factor authentication encryption keys from Google Titan Security Keys and clone.

A Google Docs Bug Could Have Allowed Hackers See Your Private Documents

Google has patched a bug that could've allowed attacker to potentially steal screenshots of sensitive Google Docs documents.

28 Chrome And Edge Third-Party Extensions Found Infected With Malware

Researchers found numerous third-party extensions on Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge infected with malware. The malware hijacked traffic supposedly for monetary gains. In all, these extensions affected around three million users globally.

High-Severity Chrome Bugs Allow Browser Hacks

Google has updated its Chrome web browser, fixing four bugs with a severity rating of “high” and eight overall. Three are use-after-free flaws, which could allow an adversary to generate an error in the browser’s memory, opening the door to a browser hack and host computer compromise.

Two New Chrome 0-Days Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser

Two More Google Chrome Zero-Days Under Active Attacks: Update Browsing Software

Google Chrome For Android The Next Victim Of Zero-Day – Update Now!

Following Chrome desktop bugs, Google has now patched a zero-day bug in Chrome for Android. Update your phone browsers now.

Folksam data breach leaks info of 1M Swedes to Google, Facebook, more

Folksam, one of the largest insurance companies in Sweden, today disclosed a data breach affecting around 1 million Swedes after sharing customers' personal info with multiple technology giants.

Scammers Abuse Google Drive to Send Malicious Links

Cybercriminals are sending malicious links to hundreds of thousands of users via Google Drive notifications. Because they are sent via Google Drive, the notifications come from Google’s no-reply email address, making them appear more legitimate.

Google reveals a new Windows zero-day bug it says is under active attack

Google has dropped details of a previously undisclosed vulnerability in Windows, which it says hackers are actively exploiting. As a result, Google gave Microsoft just a week to fix the vulnerability. That deadline came and went, and Google published details of the vulnerability this afternoon.

Google employees personal info exposed in law firm data breach

Immigration law firm Fragomen, Del Rey, Bernsen & Loewy, LLP has disclosed a data breach that exposed current and former Google employees' personal information.

Google Removed Malicious Adblockers Stealing User Data

Google has recently removed two malicious adblockers from the web store after they were found collecting user data. Uninstall them now if you have them running on your device: Nano Adblocker and Nano Defender.

New Chrome 0-day Under Active Attacks – Update Your Browser Now

Chrome version 86.0.4240.111 released to patch several security high-severity issues, including a zero-day vulnerability.

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

A security researcher has discovered a vulnerability in Google’s Waze app that can allow hackers to identify people using the popular navigation app and track them by their location.

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