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Tech support scammers are still exploiting a Chrome Browser bug

Tech support scamming has been on the rise recently but now it seems that the scammers are exploiting an unpatched two-year-old bug in Google Chrome browser to track the victims and then convince them that their PC is infected with […]

Chrome starts using Microsoft’s Profile Guided Optimization (PGO)

Recently, Google announced that it was working on a project to make Chrome, its browser a lot faster and reliable on Windows. To realize this objective, the company was testing a feature called Profile-Guided Optimization or PGO, available from Microsoft’s […]

nEnhancer Chrome extension reportedly indulging in malicious behavior

nEnhancer Chrome extension is indulging in malicious behavior, says a report. A network and security consultant recently reported that the extension is indulged in malicious behavior. As per the report, the extension works as a fraud affiliate, hijacks the users […]

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TechNet Gallery now offers Chrome and Firefox as downloads

What can be termed as extremely surprising, Microsoft’s web portal “TechNet” is offering Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers as downloads, in its Gallery. What is even more astonishing, is the fact that TechNet Gallery is projecting both its competitor […]

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Chrome to stop Page Roll Back when you accidentally hit Backspace

While filling any form if we accidentally push the backspace button, the Google Chrome browser instantly navigates to previous page. This default behavior turns the backspace key into an irritant. Fortunately, Chrome has come up with a solution for it. […]

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Chrome releases Infographic on the occasion of its 50th release

Google Chrome web browser has just hit its 50th release. Chrome today posted a detailed infographic on the official blog, showcasing the big and impressive numbers. As per the infographic, Google Chrome, originally launched in the year 2008 has now […]

Chrome will redirect Windows Desktop Searches to your default search engine

Chrome browser will now onwards be redirecting all your Windows desktop searches to your default search engine. Windows desktop web searches on Windows 10, so far are performed by Microsoft’s default search engine Bing, no matter what your default search […]

No more Deceptive Download Buttons, says Google

No more Deceptive Download buttons, says Google! Google Safe Browsing, launched around eight years back is now targeting the fake and deceptive download buttons. Regardless of the web browser, you are using, Google’s Safe Browsing technology will now warn you […]

Brotli is the new Compression Algorithm for Chrome and Firefox

Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox will soon be faster than they are now.  Soon we will see a change in its speed as a new compression algorithm called Brotli will find its place in these two browsers. In comparison to […]

Rogue Chrome extensions from Delta empty your Steam inventory

Blaze’s security firm recently reported about some gambling Chrome extension that may empty your Steam inventory. A Steam user named Delta has reportedly created several Chrome extensions which ultimately empties your Steam inventory. These are CS: GO Chrome extensions which […]

Google Chrome support for Windows XP will end from April 2016

Google Chrome has announced that it will be finally ending support for Windows XP and Windows Vista starting April 2016. Chrome will also stop supporting OS X 10.6 Snow Leopard, 10.7 Lion and 10.8 Mountain Lion. This move will hopefully […]

New Adware clones the entire Chrome browser and deletes the original

Security vulnerabilities and Malware are on a constant rise and it becomes important for the users to be aware of these threats and take cautionary measures. A new adware unearthed by Security researchers clones the entire Chrome browser and it […]

Google is making Chrome speedy again, hooray!

Recently, Google has updated its popular web browser, Chrome, to be faster and more efficient. After what seems like forever, the Internet giant has finally felt the need to address some of the huge concerns users have had with Chrome. […]

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Favicon bug can crash Chrome & Firefox browsers

Are you, at times, facing some strange Chrome or Firefox crashes these days? If yes, this might be due to the Favicon bug. Yes, a Favicon bug reportedly can crash your Chrome & Firefox browsers. Strange but true, the small […]

WinYahoo PUP changes Secure Preferences in Chrome Browser

Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) tend to interfere with everyday computer use by placing advertisements, tool-bars in web browsers and resorting to other nefarious tactics. Options that generally trick you into installing potentially unwanted programs are common during the setup of […]

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Chrome to allow installation of extensions from its Web Store only

To prevent Chrome users from accidentally installing malware, Google has taken a bold step of blocking Windows and Mac users from loading Chrome extensions which not hosted on the Google’s own Chrome Web Store. Beginning today, installing Chrome extensions from […]

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Chrome 42 released with Push Notifications; Will block Java, Silverlight

Google Chrome web browser blocks Java, Silverlight and many other plugins in its latest version. The search engine giant today released the latest version of its Chrome web browser version 42. The latest version of Chrome will block Java and other […]

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Google Chrome may blacklist thousands of Chinese websites

This news will make owners of thousands of Chinese websites nervous. As per the recent blog post on the Google Security blog, Google Chrome may blacklist thousands of Chinese websites due to the unauthorized digital certificates provided to them for […]

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Google cracks down on 200 Ad Injecting Chrome Extensions

In a recent study that Google researchers carried out with colleagues from the University of California at Berkeley, they discovered that more than a third of Chrome extensions that injected ads were classified as malware. This translated into 192 deceptive […]

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This Unicode string can crash Chrome on Mac

If you are a Mac owner and normally use the Chrome browser, then know, that this special string of 13 characters can cause your tab in Chrome  for OS X to crash immediately. Although these special text characters don’t have […]

Microsoft releases Bing New Tab Page extension for Chrome

Team Bing, has always been working to improve the browsing experience of their users. They have now released a new extension especially for Chrome users. Google Chrome users can now land on Bing’s homepage with every new tab they open. […]

Google to warn users about malicious websites with unwanted software

Google seems to be pretty serious with its safe web browsing initiative. Taking its SafeBrowsing services to next level, Google will now show a warning message with all malicious websites or the ones which may land the malicious software to […]

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WhiteHat replies to Chrome’s allegations that Aviator browser is insecure

Aviator web browser recently went open source. Surprisingly, within the first 24 hours open sourcing Aviator to the community, Google publically shared the major vulnerability issues attached with the Aviator browser. Since its launch, the privacy-concerned Aviator browser developed by […]

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Google Chrome 64-bit, now available for Windows 8 / 7

There’s a good news for all Google Chrome fans. Now the Google Chrome 64-bit version is available for Windows 7 and Windows 8 as well. Along with it, the 64-bit Windows support is also coming to the Chrome Stable with […]