Play Protect: Android’s new security system is now available

Google Play Protect has just rolled out to Android user devices, further beefing up their security.

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The smart, alert, strong, kind, and brave way to Internet awesome

This National Internet Safety Month, Google launches Be Internet Awesome, a campaign that aims to teach kids to explore the internet safely, smartly, and confidently. Who said that learning internet safety should be technical and boring?

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A week in security (May 01 – May 07)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 1st of May to the 7th. We touched on topics like Mac malware, OWASP, and password management.

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Google Docs app spam goes phishing

There’s a very clever phishing scam going around at the moment involving Google Docs App. Originally thought to be targeting journalists given the sheer number of them mentioning it on their Twitter feeds, it’s also been slinging its way across unrelated mailboxes – from orgs to schools/campuses.

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Mobile Menace Monday: Facebook Lite infected with Spy FakePlay

A lite version of the popular mobile app Facebook has been infected with Android/Trojan.Spy.FakePlay.

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A week in security (Feb 20th – Feb 27th)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 20th of February to the 27th of February. This week, we look back at tech support scams, tax tips, updating your social media privacy settings, and more.

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Rogue Chrome extension pushes tech support scam

Google Chrome may be one of the more secure browsers but an increasing number of malicious extensions are being forced onto users. The one we analyze can hide itself and receive commands from a remote server in order to hijack the browser with incessant offers, fraud and even tech support scams.

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Clickjacking campaign abuses Google Adsense, avoids ad fraud bots

Ad fraud is a billion dollar problem for advertisers. When real users are tricked into clicking on ads they can’t even see, (almost) everyone loses.

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