Tag: Chrome

Google and Mozilla block Kazakhstan root CA certificate from Chrome and Firefox

To protect citizens of Kazakhstan from having their online communications intercepted by the government, Google and Mozilla have blocked the root CA (Certificate Authority) Qaznet Trust Network from Chrome and Firefox. The move comes after Kazakh internet service providers (ISPs) began instructing customers to install the government-issued Security Certificate on their devices in order to […]

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You Can Now Beta Test Microsoft’s Chromium Edge Browser

While variety and having options is usually a good thing, this can also sometimes create problems. For example, there are different browsers in the market today but they are all built differently, which means that when it comes to compatibility, there are certain things that will work for some browsers and certain things that won’t. […]

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Chrome 76 arrives with Flash blocked by default, detecting Incognito mode disabled, and PWA improvements

Google today launched Chrome 76 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The release includes Adobe Flash blocked by default, Incognito mode detection disabled, multiple PWA improvements, and more developer features. You can update to the latest version now using Chrome’s built-in updater or download it directly from google.com/chrome. With over 1 billion users, Chrome […]

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Deceptive Browser Extensions Found Usurping Browsing History and Private Data

Popular browser extensions have found to be usurping your data. A Washington Post Investigation has unearthed several extensions that are collecting and selling your data. The data includes pages you visit and the photos you have seen. The list of extensions includes HoverXoom, SpeakIt!, SuperZoom, SaveFrom.et Helper, FairShare Unlock and PanelMeasurement. All the extensions are […]

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Google increases rewards for hacking Chrome, Chrome OS, and Google Play

Google, which has already paid security researchers over $15 million since launching its bug bounty program in 2010, today increased bug bounties across the Chrome Vulnerability Reward Program and the Google Play Security Reward Program. Bug bounty programs are a great complement to existing internal security programs. They help motivate individuals and hacker groups to […]

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YouTube lands on Amazon’s Fire TV, Prime Video now works with Chromecast

We knew it was coming, but Google and Amazon are officially friends again. Starting from today, Chromecast and Android TV users will be able to access Amazon Prime Video, while Amazon Fire TV devices — including set-top boxes, sticks, and smart TVs — will receive the official YouTube app. Support for the separate YouTube TV […]

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Chrome now syncs saved payment options across devices

Fishing through your wallet for credit and debit cards might be the only real friction in shopping online, but Google wants to eliminate even that small barrier to truly hassle-free transacting. In a blog post today, the tech giant announced that it’ll allow signed-in Chrome users to fill in checkout forms with payment methods previously […]

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Google limits content-blocking Chrome extensions that collect sensitive data

In an effort to tamp down data collection by third-party ad-blocking Chrome browser extensions, Google today announced that it intends to replace parts of Chrome’s Web Request API, a set of events and functions that enable developers to monitor, analyze, and block web traffic, with the Declarative Net Request API, which doesn’t require access to […]

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Chrome 75 arrives with Web Share API file support and numeric separators

Google today launched Chrome 75 for Windows, Mac, Linux, Android, and iOS. The release includes hint for low latency canvas contexts, files supported in the Web Share API, numeric separators, and more developer features. You can update to the latest version now using Chrome’s built-in updater or download it directly from google.com/chrome. With over 1 […]

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Google Is Forcing Microsoft Edge Preview Users To Use Chrome To Watch YouTube

It seemed like Microsoft might have slightly conceded to Google when the company announced their plans to rebuild its Edge browser based on Chromium, the same platform that Google’s Chrome browser is based on. However, it seems that isn’t enough for Google because according to reports, Google still very much wants Edge users to use […]

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