Google Chrome Update expected to make Tabs Load 10% Faster – Tempemail

Sourced from Forbes. Google has revealed that it would be introducing a number of improvements to Chrome, “including tabs that load faster and new features that let users organize and find them easily.” “These days, people are spending a lot of time in their browsers to get things done, whether Continue Reading

Google Chrome Bug Could Let Hackers Bypass CSP Protection; Update Web Browsers – Tempemail

If you haven’t recently updated your Chrome, Opera, or Edge web browser to the latest available version, it would be an excellent idea to do so as quickly as possible. Cybersecurity researchers on Monday disclosed details about a zero-day flaw in Chromium-based web browsers for Windows, Mac and Android that Continue Reading

Over 100 New Chrome Browser Extensions Caught Spying On Users – Tempemail

Google recently removed 106 more extensions from its Chrome Web Store after they were found illegally collecting sensitive user data as part of a “massive global surveillance campaign” targeting oil and gas, finance, and healthcare sectors. Awake Security, which disclosed the findings late last week, said the malicious browser add-ons Continue Reading

Google Chrome Users May Have Been Effected by a Spying Campaign, According to Report | Tempemail

Sourced from Forbes. Google Chrome extensions downloaded more than 32-million times were used to spy on the popular browser’s users in a massive global surveillance campaign, according to a new report. The report, published by cybersecurity firm Awake Security, found at least 111 “malicious or fake” Chrome extensions capable of Continue Reading

Massive spying on users of Google’s Chrome shows new security weakness – Security- Tempemail

A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google’s market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting the tech industry’s failure to protect browsers as they are used more for email, payroll and other sensitive functions. Alphabet Inc’s Google said it Continue Reading

49 New Google Chrome Extensions Caught Hijacking Cryptocurrency Wallets – Tempemail

Google has ousted 49 Chrome browser extensions from its Web Store that masqueraded as cryptocurrency wallets but contained malicious code to siphon off sensitive information and empty the digital currencies. The 49 browser add-ons, potentially the work of Russian threat actors, were identified (find the list here) by researchers from MyCrypto Continue Reading

Coronavirus disruption sees Chrome skip version 82, Microsoft pause Edge releases

Why it matters: With the coronavirus forcing many people to work from home, the disruption is affecting release schedules. Google is skipping version 82 of Chrome, and Microsoft has put a hold on new Edge browser updates. Google last week announced that it would be pausing its Chrome and Chrome Continue Reading

Google Pauses Chrome Updates Amid Remote-Working Migration | Tempemail

Companies all around the world are navigating a new reality where their employees work from home – in an attempt to limit the spread of COVID-19. Taking this into account, Google announced that it’ll be halting any Chrome and Chrome OS updates scheduled for the upcoming weeks. Google says that Continue Reading