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Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Google says it will resume Chrome and Chrome OS releases after pausing them last week due to the adjusted employee work schedules during the pandemic   —  Google Chrome 81 to be released next month, on April 7.  —  Google paused Chrome updates last week when it canceled the Chrome 81 release …
Mar 26, 2020, 1:35 PMIn context
Nick Statt / The Verge:
Apple updates Safari to fully block third-party cookies by default, months after Google said it would do the same in Chrome by 2022   —  Beating Google by two years to the privacy feature  —  Apple on Tuesday released a major update to its Safari Intelligent Tracking Prevention (ITP) …
Mar 24, 2020, 5:05 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Google pauses Chrome and Chrome OS releases due to coronavirus outbreak, citing “adjusted work schedules”   —  Google: “Due to adjusted work schedules at this time, we are pausing upcoming Chrome and Chrome OS releases."  —  Google said today it is pausing upcoming Chrome …
Mar 18, 2020, 1:35 PMIn context
Lindsey O'Donnell / Threatpost:
Study: Microsoft Edge sends frequent hashed IDs tied to hardware to its back-end servers, making it one of the least private browsers available   —  Microsoft Edge is one of the least private web browsers — even more so than other popular browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox — according to academic researchers.
Mar 17, 2020, 7:40 PMIn context
Craig Silverman / BuzzFeed News:
Investigation identifies owner of 60+ browser extensions that engaged in a long-running ad fraud scheme and were removed as part of a Google crackdown in Feb.   —  It was a weed that Google kept trying and failing to kill.  —  The browser extension MyPDF kept appearing and being removed from the Chrome Web Store.
Mar 12, 2020, 4:50 AMIn context
Martin Brinkmann / gHacks Technology News:
Google officially adds support for Google Earth on Firefox, Edge, and Opera browsers, and says it is working on adding support for Safari   —  When Google unveiled the new Google Earth back in 2017, it switched Google Earth from being a desktop application to a web application.
Feb 27, 2020, 9:40 AMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Google patches a Chrome zero-day bug found by its Threat Analysis Group, the third actively exploited Chrome zero-day discovered in the past year   —  This is the third Chrome zero-day discovered being exploited in the wild in the past year.  —  Google has released today a Chrome update …
Feb 25, 2020, 12:35 PMIn context
Catalin Cimpanu / ZDNet:
Google has removed 500+ malicious Chrome extensions from its Web Store, likely affecting millions of users, that were part of a long-running ad fraud network   —  A network of malicious Chrome extensions was injecting malicious ads in millions of Chrome installs.
Feb 13, 2020, 8:55 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Google Chrome will block “insecurely-downloaded files” in coming months, as part of efforts to get devs to migrate to HTTPS, will begin warning users in April   —  The warnings start in April  —  Google has revealed plans to initially warn Chrome users about “insecure” downloads and eventually block them outright.
Feb 11, 2020, 4:05 PMIn context
Scott Westover / Google Online Security Blog:
Google says starting with Chrome 82 in April, it will gradually start blocking “mixed content downloads”, which are non-HTTPS downloads started on secure pages   —  Today we're announcing that Chrome will gradually ensure that secure (HTTPS) pages only download secure files.
Feb 6, 2020, 7:35 PMIn context

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