Google Collaborates With Newsgroups to Show Tabular Data in Search Results

Google just announced that it will be using a new type of formatting for how newsgroups present their data in Search results. This will make it easier for users to find the information they need. The move to make data more…

Google Releases Chrome 68, Browser Labels All HTTP Websites as ‘Not Secure’

The release of Chrome 68 has pushed forward Google’s campaign to drive Internet users to more secure websites. As it has promised several months ago, the company will now be labeling HTTP sites as Not Secure. Until recently, the company…

Popular Google, FireFox Extension is Secretly Tracking User Activity

A popular browser extension that helps personalize how a website looks has been found to be tracking user activity. The revelation has pushed Google and Mozilla to remove the Stylish browser extension from their app stores. However, the extension’s official…

Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox Leaked Facebook User Data Caused by Browser Vulnerability

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox might have inadvertently leaked the Facebook usernames, profile pictures and even the likes of their users because of a side-channel vulnerability. A side-channel vulnerability was discovered in a CSS3 feature dubbed the “mix-blend-mode.” This allowed a…

Google to Remove HTTPS Secure Indicator in September

The Secure URL label HTTPS will no longer be seen on Google Chrome by September of this year. Google believes that secure websites should be the norm and as such, do not need any more labels. The news was confirmed…

Google’s Web Store Spreads Malware Again, 100,000 Users Infected By Malicious Chrome Extensions

Security firm Radware has uncovered malicious extensions believed to infect more than 100,000 Google Chrome users. According to a report released on Thursday, malware was discovered in the browser’s official Web Store. Using machine-learning algorithms, Radware was able to pinpoint a…

Google’s Project Zero Team Exposes Microsoft Edge Bug

Microsoft has been pretty aggressive in marketing its Edge browser and even launched two commercials earlier this year specifically pointing out its advantages over rival Chrome. After being silent for a while, it appears that Google finally counterattacked by disclosing…

Google Chrome Browser Will Label HTTP Sites as ‘Not Secure’ Come July

Google has been warning people about the dangers of unencrypted websites for years. But now the company is taking more concrete steps by declaring all HTTP sites as “not secure” starting in July 2018. Google recently announced that the Chrome…

Over 500,000 Google Chrome Users Affected by Malicious Extensions

Google has just recently removed four extensions from the Chrome Web Store after they were discovered to be malicious. The extensions, which already had over 500,000 downloads, were used to carry out click fraud and SEO manipulation. The malicious extensions…

Is Microsoft Edge Better Than Google Chrome?

If you value your internet browser’s speed and security, you might have to ditch your current one. There’s a new kid on the block, one that claims to be even faster and more secure than the world’s leading browser, Google…

Google Chrome 63 Ramps Up Security with Site Isolation

Google’s campaign to convince more businesses to turn away from Microsoft’s Windows 10 Edge and onto its side has intensified with the release of Chrome 63. Google is confident that it’s new security feature, site isolation, will have more companies…

Mozilla Launches Firefox Quantum, Poses Real Threat to Google Chrome

Mozilla has been quietly sitting on the sidelines for a while now, content to slowly work on improving Firefox. But the release of the Firefox Quantum shows that the company is now ready to join the big league once again…

Google Chrome Improves Protection Against Phishing Attacks

Google has fittingly chosen October to make several security-related announcements. Dubbed as the Cybersecurity Awareness Month, the search giant announced that it will introduce a host of security enhancements to Chrome and Gmail for a more secure online browsing. For…

Mozilla’s Firefox Quantum Aims to Dethrone Google Chrome as Fastest Internet Browser

Google Chrome, the leading U.S. browser at the moment, is about to face some serious competition up ahead. Mozilla just unveiled an improved version of its browser called the Firefox Quantum touted to be drastically faster than its predecessor and…

Google Announces Launch of Native Chrome Ad Blocker

Search engine giant Google is flexing its muscles once again as it releases an ad blocker that could have far bigger ramifications than just getting rid of pop-up ads. Sridhar Ramaswamy, SVP for Ads and Commerce, announced the Google Chrome…

Microsoft Releases Windows 10 S in Response to Chrome OS Challenge

Microsoft has promised stability and security to users as it launched Windows 10 S, a stripped down operating system (OS), to ward off the increasing threat posed by Google Chrome OS. The new software is intended as an education tool…