US Justice Department Quizzes Ad Execs Over Chrome Changes

US Department of Justice said to be interviewing ad industry executives over Google's proposed Chrome cookie ban, amidst competition complaints

1 month ago

Google Won’t Use Other Tools When It Ends Chrome Cookies

Pledge not to build or use third party tools to track web traffic once Google ends tracking cookies in its…

2 months ago

Google Updates Plan To End Cookies In Chrome Browser

Look ma, no cookies. Google says it has made progress in effort to remove third-party cookies from its Chrome web…

3 months ago

Google Faces UK Investigation Over Chrome Cookie Change

The UK's CMA opens investigation of Google’s proposals to remove third-party cookies and other functions from Chrome browser

4 months ago

Spyware Impacts Chrome Extensions, Downloaded Millions Of Times

Awake Security discover 'massive, criminal surveillance campaign' via 32 million downloads of extensions for Google's Chrome web browser

11 months ago

Google Chrome Follows Firefox Lead With DoH Option

Three months after Firefox turned on privacy feature called DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH), Google's Chrome browser gets same feature, but only if…

12 months ago

Microsoft Plans To Force-Switch Chrome Users To Bing Search Engine

Microsoft roundly criticised as it plans to force-install Bing search engine extension for Office 365 ProPlus installations using Google's Chrome

1 year ago

Microsoft Chromium Edge Browser Released For Windows, MacOS

Edge browser based on the open source Chromium project now available for download across multiple platforms

1 year ago

Google Removes Avast, AVG Extensions From Chrome Web Store

Google takes action over data collection concerns about browser extensions from Avast, AVG, joining similar action by Mozilla and Opera

1 year ago

Mozilla Says No Plans To Make DoH Default For UK Firefox Users

Firefox users in US will get DoH privacy protection by default, but UK users will have to manually switch it…

2 years ago

Google Follows Firefox Lead With Chrome DoH Test

Google confirms it will test DNS-over-HTTPS (DoH) in Chrome 78, days after Mozilla makes Firefox announcement

2 years ago

Mozilla, Google, Apple To Block Kazakhstan Surveillance

Tech giants take action against Kazakh government attempt to spy on all surfing and browsing in that country

2 years ago

Google ‘Set To Roll Out’ Ad Tracker Blocking In Chrome

The move could help Google improve its privacy image – while at the same time giving it an advantage over…

2 years ago

Warning About Chrome Flaw In Address Bar

Researcher finds simple exploit in Chrome for mobile that could be used to launch phishing attacks

2 years ago

Microsoft Extends Windows Defender Application Guard To Chrome, Firefox

Third-party browsers now compatible with Microsoft's secure browsing system – but sandboxed sessions still run in Edge

2 years ago

Windows 7 Users At Risk From ‘Serious Bug’, Google Warns

Millions of PCs still at risk from vulnerability that is being actively exploited by criminals

2 years ago

Critical ‘Magellan’ Bug Hits Google Chrome, SQLite

SQLite is broadly used in most mobile and desktop operating systems, browsers and other software, meaning the code execution flaw…

2 years ago

Chrome OS Update Brings New-Look Browser To Chromebooks

Chrome OS 69 also introduces Night Light timed colour-shifting, Linux support and quicker access to voice dictation

3 years ago

Microsoft ‘Tests’ Pop Up Warning For Rival Browsers

Not again! Microsoft mulls the idea of warning Windows 10 users when installing Firefox or Chrome browsers

3 years ago

Google’s Chrome Browser To Remove ‘Secure’ HTTPS Indicators

From September, Chrome will gradually eliminate messages showing a site uses HTTPS - while adding stronger warnings for those that…

3 years ago

Google Chrome Blocks Autoplay Of Video With Sound

No more frantic dash to discover which browser tab is blaring out annoying video with sound as Chrome stops autoplay

3 years ago

Google Switches On Chrome Ad Blocker

Bad news publishers? Chrome web browser now enables its ad blocker to prevent annoying and "intrusive" ads

3 years ago

Grammarly Web Extension Hit By Data-Leak Flaw

Grammarly, with an installed base of tens of millions, has patched a bug that left users' data exposed to malicious…

3 years ago

Google Claims 64 Percent Of Chrome And Android Traffic Protected By HTTPS

The search giant's efforts to encourage websites and app makers to adopt the secure protocol are paying-off

4 years ago

Fake AdBlock Plus Chrome Extension Installed By More Than 30,000 Users

Google has removed malware that appeared identical to the AdBlock Plus advert blocker and was listed on the official Chrome…

4 years ago

Opera 48 Gets Sharper UI & Conversion Tools To Compete In Browser Battle

The browser also comes packing a new engine under its improved interface

4 years ago

Major Firefox ‘Quantum’ Upgrade Brings Speed Boost & New Interface

Firefox version 57 brings together speed improvements that have been introduced over the past few months with a new minimalist…

4 years ago

Google To Add ‘Man-In-The-Middle’ Warning To Chrome In December

The Chrome browser is to get a new 'Safe Browsing' feature that warns users when programs are intercepting their web…

4 years ago

Google ‘Plans’ Chromebook Pixel & Google Home Mini For Autumn

A refresh to the Chromebook Pixel laptop line may be in the offing, along with a miniaturised Google Home smart…

4 years ago

Google Chrome Extensions Targeted In ‘Hijacking Spree’

Google Chrome has come under concerted attack in recent weeks from compromised 'extensions'

4 years ago