Chrome users, here’s how to opt out of the Google FLoC trial

Google’s FLoC trial will change how millions of users are tracked online. Here’s how to find out if you’re part of the trial, and how to opt out.

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Millions of Chrome users quietly added to Google’s FLoC pilot

Google promised that its third-party cookie replacement—called FLoC—will preserve user privacy. Its trial calls that into question.

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Research claims Google Pixel phones share 20 times more data than iPhones

Researchers have tested the amount of telemetry data that Android and iPhone handhelds send home. The results may surprise you.

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Will Google’s Privacy Sandbox take the bite out of tracking cookies?

We look at the latest developments for Google’s “Project Sandbox”, and explore what’s going to happen to third-party cookies.

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Update now! Chrome fix patches in-the-wild zero-day

Google has released a patch for yet another vulnerability in Chrome’s audio component after it was exploited in the wild.

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What Google learned from 1 billion evil email scams

Google teamed up with researchers from Stanford University to analyse 5 months worth of mails. This is what they found.

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Google FLoC puts ad trackers on a cookie-free diet

Browsers are phasing out third-party cookies. Google needs a cookie replacement that respects your privacy, fast. Is FLoC the answer?

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Hat trick for Google as it patches two more zero-days in Chrome

Google has patched two more zero-day vulnerabilities that were actively being exploited in the wild. Update now!

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A week in security (October 12 – October 18)

A roundup of interesting security news from our blog and around the web for the week of October 12 – October 18.

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Stalkerware advertising ban by Google a welcome, if incomplete, step

Google will no longer allow advertising of stalkerware and spyware tools, but a written exception could allow some companies to skirt the rules.

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