Google warns some users that FancyBear’s been prowling around

Google has talked about blocking a FancyBear/APT28 themed targeted phish campaign. We look at what it’s doing to keep users safe.

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Google to auto-enrol users, YouTubers into 2SV

Before the end of 2021, expect to log in to your Google account using a two-step verification (2SV) process whether you like it or not.

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Google, geofence warrants, and you

We dig into geofence / keyword search warrants, where police request broad data near the scene of a crime – or not near a crime scene at all.

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Update now! Google Chrome fixes two in-the-wild zero-days

The world’s favorite browser has fixed a bunch of security issues, including a pair of bugs that are already being exploited in the wild.

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US government and private sector agree to invest time, money in cybersecurity

The Biden Administration and private sector leaders announced some major initiatives to bolster cybersecurity.

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Chrome casts away the padlock—is it good riddance or farewell?

With news that Google intends to remove the padlock from its Chrome web browser, we take a look at how we got here.

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Microsoft exec reveals “routine” secrecy orders from government investigators

Microsoft exec Tom Burt revealed Wednesday that Federal law enforcement agencies send “routine” secret orders for customer information.

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Brave takes aim at Google with privacy-first search engine

Brave launched a new search engine Wednesday in beta that will not track user searches, build user profiles, or invade their privacy.

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Two Google plans that could make open source code more secure

Google has announced projects to ensure the integrity of open source supply chains, and to bring the Rust language to the Linux kernel

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What is Incognito mode? Our private browsing 101

We look at what Incognito mode does, how to turn it on, what it’s good at, and explain why it may not do what you think it does.

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