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Avast reveals zero-day exploits targeting Chrome and Microsoft
Fri, 12th Aug 2022
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malware
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ransomware
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microsoft
Avast, released its Q2/2022 Threat Report today, revealing a significant increase in global ransomware attacks, up 24% from Q1/2022.
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Hands-on review: HP Evo Spectre X360 Flip Ultrabook 13.5” laptop
Tue, 19th Jul 2022
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gaming
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
The Spectre comes with a keyboard that makes working for long hours something to be looked forward to. It has to be one of the best keyboards I have seen on a 13.5” laptop.
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LastPass announces new capability for iPhones and iPads
Thu, 16th Jun 2022
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apple
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smartphones
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technology gifts
LastPass has announced its new save and fill experience, allowing customers to fill in, create and save their credentials directly within the site's form field.
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Adobe releases new Acrobat extension for Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge
Thu, 14th Oct 2021
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microsoft
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martech
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creative technologies
Adobe Acrobat for Chrome and Acrobat for Edge offer a whole new way for users to go beyond the native PDF viewing experience.
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Google unveils new protections for Enhanced Safe Browsing in Chrome
Mon, 7th Jun 2021
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cybersecurity
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google
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chrome
Enhanced Safe Browsing users are successfully phished 35% less than other users.
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Dell unveils new Latitude 7410 Chromebook Enterprise
Wed, 12th Aug 2020
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wfh
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google
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dell
“Our latest Latitude Chromebook Enterprise is designed equal parts for employees and IT managers adopting Chrome OS in the enterprise."
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HP takes top spot from Lenovo in PC market
Fri, 12th Apr 2019
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apple
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mobility
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tablets & laptops
In the worldwide PC market, global shipments were above expectations, reaching 58.5 million during the last quarter.
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Aura Infosec discovers major Mozilla Firefox vulnerability
Wed, 10th Apr 2019
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cybersecurity
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new zealand business
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firefox
Alex Nikolova made the discovery while conducting a research project on the same-origin policy of various web browsers.
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Google's new Chrome feature warns about compromised logins
Fri, 8th Feb 2019
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cybersecurity
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google
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chrome
This week Google released extra measures in a bid to provide better security for its users’ data.
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MEGA's Chrome extension hacked; third party credentials exposed
Thu, 6th Sep 2018
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cybersecurity
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breach prevention
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mega
The malicious Chrome extension asks for elevated permissions & steals credentials from sites such as Amazon, GitHub, Live.com, My Monero, plus others.
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Chrome is marking all HTTP sites as 'not secure': What you need to know
Fri, 3rd Aug 2018
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seo
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google
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chrome
The latest version of Google Chrome may bring penalties for businesses that don’t have current SSL certificates.
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Google Chrome launches new feature to block Spectre attacks
Tue, 17th Jul 2018
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google
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chrome
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The next update to Google Chrome will bring new protections against web browser attacks such as Spectre.
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New study details how easy it is for hackers to steal your data
Thu, 15th Mar 2018
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malware
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cybersecurity
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chrome
It’s no secret that web browsers store a substantial amount of sensitive information about their users - hackers are taking advantage of this.
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INTERVIEW: What Google’s decision to distrust Symantec certificates means
Wed, 21st Feb 2018
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cybersecurity
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devops
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chrome
Last year Chrome announced a formal plan to remove trust from Symantec-issued certificates - Venafi's Walter Goulet discusses the implications.
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HoeflerText remote access Trojan goes after Chrome users
Mon, 4th Sep 2017
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firewall
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network management
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network security
"Users should be aware of this ongoing threat. Be suspicious of popup messages in Google Chrome that state: The “HoeflerText” font wasn’t found."
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Fake Chrome extensions inject code into web pages
Tue, 2nd May 2017
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malware
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video
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digital entertainment
Recently, here at our research lab, we have seen an increase in the number of JS/Chromex.Submelius threats detected.
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From the Dark Side turn you must: Alternatives to Windows 10
Wed, 31st Aug 2016
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microsoft
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apple
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technology gifts
Pat Pilcher has just published an article aptly entitled, Windows 10 is horrible. So what are the alternatives? Owen McCarthy investigates..
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Chrome OS is five years old and ready to leave kindergarten
Tue, 5th Jul 2016
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google
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chrome
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chrome os
Accounting for more than half of all devices sold in US classrooms, the time has come for Chrome OS to prove its worth in the workplace and the home.
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New Chrome extensions for Facebook
Thu, 30th Jun 2016
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facebook
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chrome
You can now save and share things from the web to Facebook with the click of a button.
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Latest Chrome update focuses on speed and stability
Tue, 2nd Feb 2016
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google
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chrome
"Tests show that the latest version reduces Chrome’s crash rate by 70% and speeds up JavaScript execution significantly."
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Can you hack Google Chrome for US$2.7m?
Mon, 27th Jan 2014
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gaming
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cybersecurity
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technology gifts
"Security is a core tenet of Chromium, which is why we hold regular competitions to learn from security researchers..."
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Google releases revamped Chrome 32...
Wed, 15th Jan 2014
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google
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chrome
Google has today released the latest stable version of its Chrome browser, including many of the features that recently arrived in the beta channel.
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Ubisoft to release From Dust in Chrome - Updated
Thu, 24th May 2012
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gaming
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technology gifts
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chrome
This addictive 'God' game finally arrives in the Google browser.
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Google intro's Chrome for Android
Wed, 8th Feb 2012
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google
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chrome
Only Ice Cream Sandwich-level users can try it, but apparently, it's awesome.
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