Google paid $2.9 million in bug bounties in 2017
Google is also expanding the Google Play Security Reward Program to include remote code executions on popular apps. Rewards range from $1,000 to $5,000.
Bug in Grammarly browser extension exposes what a user ever writes
The browser extension has access to virtually everything a user types and therefore an attacker could access a huge trove of private data.
Opera adds cryptojacking defense to latest desktop browser
Opera's version 50 will be the first browser with an anti-cryptojacking feature baked in from the beginning.
Google Chrome introduces new security measures against malvertising
Increasingly popular malvertising tactics are being addressed, beginning in January 2018.
Google releases new email, browser security features to prevent common hacking issues
Google has rolled out new security features for users of Gmail and Drive, as well as its Chrome web browser. For Gmail and Drive users, Google is offering an opt-in feature called the Advanced Protection Program, aimed at those who are more prone to online threats because of the nature of their work. The company announced the program in a blog post on Tuesday.
Adobe will finally kill Flash in 2020
Denunciations like "most frequently exploited product" have been common for the software.