Google has announced the launch of Project Zero, a dedicated internal team that will concentrate on finding zero-day vulnerabilities in Google's and third-party software so that they can be patched before malicious actors have a chance of misusing them.
A Google engineer and a member of the Google Chrome security team has shared on Twitter a new look that is being tested for the phishing and malware warnings seen by Chrome users: The new alerts have been incorporated in the Canary and Developer channels, and if all goes well they will end up in Beta and, ultimately, in the Stable version.
As the world becomes more dependent, and some might say blindly so, on digital certificates itís only natural that attackers will seek to circumvent this trust.
Google has fixed a security issue that made some of the files stored on Google Drive and shared with friends or colleagues via a direct link potentially reachable by unauthorized third parties, and calls users to remove previously shared documents.
An unusual instance of a cloned banking app has been spotted on Google Play by Lookout researchers: the app steals only the users' ID, and leaves alone the password.