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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 […]

Google Adds Bing Search Box To Chrome

A large Bing search box is now showing up in Google Chrome. Microsoft announced today that latest versions of Chrome will now have the Bing search box on new tab pages. To use this newly added Bing search box, set […]

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Google to fix Chrome major battery draining bug

Which web browser do you use? If it is Google Chrome, then you may be required to keep your battery chargers ON more often than before. As a laptop user you will be surprised to hear that Google Chrome on […]

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Chrome to give out bolder Malware and Phishing warnings

Phishing has become a growing menace where cyber criminals trick you into sharing information, usually via a fake website. As such, there is dire need to have some kind of mechanism in place to avoid such unwelcome instances in the […]

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Chrome to disable extensions not listed in Chrome Web Store

When we are online, malicious downloads and websites are the main sources that pose as threats to our personal information. All browsers are taking utmost care of protecting their users from such dangers by introducing different security blocks. Google Chrome […]

Chrome may hide full web address URL in address bar in future

Do you want to hide those cluttered URL with so many slashes and dashes ? If yes then get ready for the disappearance of those long URLs. Google is all set for its new experiment of removing the URL from the Omnibox […]

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Google Chrome 33 update includes 28 security fixes

Google Chrome 33 has undergone a change. The change in status of the browser comes with many updates – especially security fixes. A partial list of changes in the build is available in the SVN revision log that you can find […]

Get Notifications Cards from Google Now in Chrome

Google Now notification cards will finally be available for Chrome Beta users. After more than a year of ado Google has finally announced that Google Now notifications cars are now integrated into the Chrome beta browser for Windows, Chrome book […]

Google Chrome bug lets websites listen to your conversations

While voice recognition is a great technology to look up to it can also lead to a leak of your privacy if you are using it in Google Chrome. It has been found that web developers can exploit bugs in […]

WOT changes rating system; launches updated extension for Chrome

Web Of Trust or simply to put it as WOT is a popular and effective tool to protect oneself from real dangers on the internet. It is a website rating system that rates websites based on the reviews it receives and […]

Google+ introduces new Photo Editing Tools for Chrome users

Google’s acquisition of Snapseed app is now visible in the form of Google + Photo editing tools. Some sophisticated new photo editing features have been accommodated into Internet giant’s social networking platform – Google+. The editing tools however work in Chrome […]

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Google Chrome celebrates 5th birthday

Who would have thought that a small project by a search engine would turn out to be one of world’s most popular browsers? But the small project not only became popular, but it soon caught up the race with other […]

New Yahoo! Toolbar for IE, Firefox, Chrome launched

Yahoo! some months ago shut down Yahoo Axis, Alta Vista and a handful of other offerings from Yahoo! but that hasn’t dampened the spirits of the team as it has now decided to come up with a brand-new browser toolbar. […]

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Google launches ROLL IT campaign for Chrome browser

We often connect two devices for the tasks such as connecting to the internet, transferring data from one device to another and many more. However, what will it be like if you can use both your computer and your phone […]

Internet Explorer 10 beats Chrome, Firefox, Opera at blocking malware

Yet another study has shown that Internet Explorer 10 beats its competitors when it comes to blocking malware. NSS Labs compared the built-in protection capabilities of Internet Explorer 10 with the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera browsers and concluded that […]

Chrome & Firefox browser extension that hijacks Facebook profiles found

Microsoft has been receiving reports from Brazil about a browser extension with malicious intent, that attempts to hijack the Facebook profile of the victim. The malware, Trojan:JS/Febipos.A, is being specifically targeted at Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox browsers. Once installed, […]

Google Chrome 25 released; will disable silent extension installs

Google Chrome 25 has been released and is now available for download. The changes introduced include improvements in extensions and add-ons management, performance,  security and minor bug fixes. Chrome 25 will by default, disable extensions which are installed by third-party […]

Google develops App Launcher For Chrome Packaged Apps

Google has released a new app launcher for Windows users. The Chrome app launcher is designed specially to help Chrome users opening the web apps outside the browser. With this Chrome app launcher the packaged apps can be launched from outside, […]

Rich Templated Notifications now Available for Windows Chromium Build

Chromium is an open-source browser project that aims to build a safer, faster, and more stable way for experiencing the web. It has now been updated for Windows to include a new notification center. The first person to note this […]