A major operational error by GoDaddy, Apple, and Google has resulted in the issuance of at least 1 million browser-trusted digital certificates that don’t comply with binding industry mandates. The number of non-compliant certificates may be double that number, and other browser-trusted authorities are also likely to be affected.
Google is urging Chrome users to update the web browser right away to patch a zero-day vulnerability that is being actively exploited.
Your Google safety system could possibly be spying on you after it has a secret microphone built-in.
Scammers are abusing the YouTube policy violation system by filing fake copyright infringements against content creators until their channel is close to being suspended. These scammers then hold the channel ransom by telling YouTubers to send them a payment or they will file another copyright infringement to have the channel suspended.
It’s hard to be sure where you are on the internet these days. Carefully checking the URL is one approach to avoiding danger. Trouble is, many fraudulent websites use tricks to make their URLs look like the real deal.
Google Chrome includes a built-in utility called the Chrome Cleanup Tool that scans for and remove malware that injects ads or performs other unwanted behavior in Chrome. A problem, though, is that this tool does not allow the removal of Chrome extensions that are force-installed through Windows group policies.