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Google Chrome will warn you when it's been hijacked

Google Chrome will warn you when it's been hijacked

The warning flare comes as a window for Windows users that features a "reset" button to get the browser back to factory-fresh settings.

Chrome support for XP to continue after Microsoft ditches it - helpful, or dangerous?

Chrome support for XP to continue after Microsoft ditches it - helpful, or dangerous?

Google has pledged to continue supporting its Chrome browser on Windows XP until at least April 2015, a full year after Microsoft officially ends support for the legacy platform in April 2014. But could its decision end up dissuading people from moving away from XP in a prompt and timely manner?

Google updates Chrome, finally adds Do Not Track feature

Google updates Chrome, finally adds Do Not Track feature

Google’s Chrome web browser finally joined the ranks of privacy-conscious web browsers this week, with a new release that adds a Do Not Track feature, along with other changes.

Finally, Google Chrome will support Do Not Track

Finally; Google Chrome will support Do Not Track

Google has finally added support for the DNT (Do Not Track) header to their latest developer build of Chrome. The modification is likely to make it into an official release of Google's popular web browser before the end of the year.

Google releases Chrome 21, shells out $3,500 for security holes

Google releases Chrome 21, shells out $3,500 for security holes

The folks at the Googleplex have released the newest update to the Chrome browser. The new version, 21, fixes three high priority security issues in the popular web browser, Google disclosed on Friday.

Facebook teaches users how to kill adware

Facebook silently tracking users' cursors to see which ads float our boats

Curious to know who's been checking you out on Facebook? Tempted to see who's visited your timeline? Put that click-happy finger away!

Google Chrome hack earns security researcher $60,000

Google Chrome hack earns security researcher $60,000

A Russian security researcher has earned himself a tidy $60,000 by demonstrating how he could waltz past the security sandbox in Google's Chrome browser to run unauthorised code on fully-patched Windows 7 computers.

Google Chrome to alert on malware downloads

Google Chrome will warn you when it's been hijacked

Google says that the latest beta version of its popular Chrome browser incorporates a new security feature to warn users that they are trying to download malicious software from a website.

Researchers: Google gamed browser report that dissed Firefox

Red panda (Ailurus fulgens)

It turns out that the Google sponsored study that painted Firefox in a poor light might have been influenced by the sponsor.

Google-funded study finds Firefox least secure browser, Chrome the best

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A new study has tossed the big browsers into the security mosh pit and decreed that Google's Chrome comes in first, ahead of Internet Explorer and Firefox. But when it comes to the top three, is security more about your browser being up to date and properly configured than its brand?

Super Mario data-slurping scare hits the Google Chrome web store

Super Mario data-slurping scare hits the Google Chrome web store

Fancy a game of Super Mario for free? Well, be careful - because although you may not have to pay any money for it, you might just be giving away a lot of your private data.

Don't panic! The ragtime jazz virus hasn't infected Gmail

Don't panic! The ragtime jazz virus hasn't infected Gmail

Gmail users who run Google Chrome are up in arms today following the launch of the new Gmail priority inbox service. Not because the feature doesn't work for internet users who've chosen the Chrome browser to access their email, but Read more…

Google plugs high-risk hole in Chrome browser

Google plugs high-risk hole in Chrome browser

Hot on the heels of a serious security update for its rival Mozilla Firefox, Google has released version 2.0.172.37 of its Chrome web browser which fixes a couple of security holes that could be exploited by users visiting a booby-trapped Read more…

Don't download Google Chrome for Mac or Linux

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When Google released its very own web-browser, called Chrome, last year it generated enormous attention and many Windows users rushed to try it out. There were some grumblings, however. In particular from members of the Mac and Linux communities who Read more…