End-to-end encryption coming to Android phones, along with RCS messaging update
Google will be using the Signal protocol to encrypt chats.
US charges Russian GRU officers for NotPetya, other major hacks
NotPetya cost a reported $1 billion to a collection of U.S. organizations, officials said.
Google offers details on Chinese hacking group that targeted Biden campaign
"[W]e’ve seen increased attention on the threats posed by APTs in the context of the U.S. election," Google's Shane Huntley said.
Takedown of 92 Iran-owned domains includes 4 used for disinformation in US, feds say
The Department of Justice said the four domains targeted at U.S. audiences — newsstand7.com, usjournal.net, usjournal.us and twtoday.net — were seized specifically under the Foreign Agents Registration Act (FARA).
Researchers found another way to hack Android cellphones via Bluetooth
There's another Bluetooth vulnerability on the market, according to DBAPPSecurity research presented at Black Hat 2020.
Google bans stalkerware marketing in ad policy adjustment, but leaves big loophole
Google says it will no longer allow advertisements that promote surveillance technology used for intimate partner surveillance — but there's a significant loophole in the policy update.