Google is done with tolerating sneaky ad injectors and, following the results of a study they recently conducted, they removed from the Chrome Web Store 192 deceptive Chrome extensions that affected 14 million users.
In the wake of last week's incident caused by the issuance of unauthorized digital certificates for a number of Google domains by the hands of MCS Holdings, an intermediate CA operating under the China Internet Network Information Center (CNNIC), Google has decided to make its Chrome browser no longer recognise the digital certificate issued by CNNIC as valid.
As the date of the expiry of Section 215 of the USA PATRIOT Act draws near, a wide range of tech companies, privacy advocates, and trade associations have asked the US president, US politicians and prominent government officials to reform US surveillance laws.
A critical Android vulnerability that has been discovered over a year ago and responsibly disclosed to Google and other Android manufacturers can be exploited by attackers to trick users into downloading malicious apps from third-party stores.
In the last year or so, we have witnessed Google becoming increasingly interested in providing effective warnings that would spur users into making good decisions regarding the security of their computers and their information.
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