Google Chrome Browser Update

Google has released a new stable version of its Internet surfing software equipped with a patch for a zero-day vulnerability reportedly being exploited in the wild. The flaw can allow an attacker to gain full access to the victim’s machine. If you are a Chrome user, it’s recommended that you update immediately. Google says it […]

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Google Fined €50m For GDPR Breaches

Google has been hit with a 50 million euros (£44m) fine for breaking EU data protection laws. The fine, issued by the France’s data protection office (CNIL), Google guilty “for lack of transparency, inadequate information and lack of valid consent regarding the ads personalisation.” “Users are not able to fully understand the extent of the processing […]

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Android 9 Brings Significant Security Advancements

With Android 9 (also called Android Pie), Google focused on aspects such as platform hardening, anti-exploitation, hardware-backed security, and user privacy, each with its own set of enhancements and new features. With Android 9 (also called Android Pie), the Internet search giant focused on aspects such as platform hardening, anti-exploitation, hardware-backed security, and user privacy, […]

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Google+ Second Data Breach.

Google+ was scheduled to shut its doors in August 2019, but the second security breach in only a few months has caused the company to move its plan forward a few months to April. In that case, it might be a good idea to delete your account sooner rather than later. Google’s latest data breach […]

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Google Addresses Slow Android Security Update Cycle

Google has long been criticised for the long delays between Android upgrades. While iPhone users are merrily chowing down on regular OS updates, Android users have to wait for long intervals, with lower cost handsets never seeing an update at all during their lifespans. Google’s update framework, Project Treble, seeks to rectify this, and the […]

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TECH BASICS: What Is Google ?

Google is the name of an internet company in California, USA. Google started life as an internet search engine. Today it is an extremely large global corporation that makes many products and services, but is still best known for search engine. Amongst others google owns the following products and services which you may know or […]

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Google Tracks Your Credit Card Purchases

Mastercard sells your credit card purchase information to Google. Google and Mastercard struck a secret deal worth around $10m; where Google gets access to the shopping data of Mastercard customers, so they can measure the impact of online ads. Google announced the ‘Store Sales Measurement‘ tool last year describing it as a technology that would let […]

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Fortnite For Android Release Raises Security Concerns

The Android release of the unbelievably popular game Fortnite has raised security concerns as Epic Games (the developers) look to sidestep the security of the Google Play store, publishing the game directly from themselves forcing users to lower the security settings on their devices to install it on their devices. Epic have taken the steps […]

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