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Google wants Chrome users to avoid ‘boring’ security problems with new extension

by Jeff Stone • 7 months ago

Google needs you to trust the internet to stay successful.

Google Chrome shifts browser architecture to thwart Spectre attacks

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

Google Chrome is enabling a new security feature in response to the set of speculative execution side-channel attacks known as Spectre and Meltdown.

Chrome malware targets cryptocurrency, spreads through Facebook's Messenger

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 1 year ago

A phishing scam via Facebook Messenger has led to the spread of "FacexWorm."

Criminals sell counterfeit certificates to make malware look legitimate

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 1 year ago

The fraudulent files, which act like valid code signing certificates, allowed malware to go undetected by most anti-virus scans, Recorded Future says.

It's easy to fake Extended Validation certificates, research shows

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

EV certificates — the files that tell a browser to show the little green lock — are supposed to make crystal clear who owns a website. There's a way around it, though.

Cryptojacking on the rise in poorer countries where ransoms can't be paid

by Patrick Howell O'Neill • 2 years ago

A collection of poorer countries in Eastern Europe are the only places in cyberspace where ransomware isn't seen as a top threat.

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