The most ambitious browser mitigation yet for Spectre attacks comes to Chrome

(credit: Google) Google’s Chrome browser is undergoing a major architectural change to enable a protection designed to blunt the threat of attacks related to the Spectre vulnerability in computer processors. If left unchecked by browsers or operating systems, such attacks may allow hackers to pluck passwords or other sensitive data out of computer memory when […]

‘Blazing Chrome’ Continues To Show Slick Shades Of Contra & Metal Slug

Blazing Chrome, the next title from Joymasher, developers of the stunning (…ly gloomy) Odallus: The Dark Call, draws from Contra instead of Castlevania this time, and judging from a new trailer, it continues the developer’s proud tradition of taking classic retro style and making it even better. Humans are being kept down by robot overlords, […]

Tech-support scammers revive bug that sends Chrome users into a panic

Enlarge (credit: Malwarebytes) Con artists pushing tech-support scams are once again exploiting a Chrome bug that can give users the false impression they’re experiencing a serious operating-system error that requires the urgent help of a paid professional, according to a Google developer forum. A Mozilla developer forum indicates a similar bug may also be present […]

Acer Chromebook Tab 10 review: Chrome OS revives Google’s tablet future

Enlarge / Hellllloooooo Chrome OS tablets. (credit: Valentina Palladino) Chrome OS took over schools with clamshells, but now Google is shaking things up with slabs. After a spring announcement, Acer has built the first Chrome OS tablet, the $ 329 Chromebook Tab 10, to give teachers and students a more flexible device to use for […]

Google Chrome – These ultimate tips and tricks WILL make your browsing better

Google’s Chrome browser has had a swathe of handy updates recently that allow you to get around the web faster and more easily than ever. With over one billion users, Chrome is officially the world’s most popular browser but many won’t have spotted the new features or know how to use them. Luckily you’ve found the […]

2019 GMC Yukon Graphite Edition offers Denali engine and features without the chrome

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Chrome and Firefox leaks let sites steal visitors’ Facebook names, profile pics

Enlarge (credit: Ruslan Habalov) For more than a year, Mozilla Firefox and Google Chrome may have leaked users’ Facebook usernames, profile pictures, and likes if the users’ browsers visited malicious websites that employed a cutting-edge hack, researchers said Thursday. The data could be extracted through what’s known as a side-channel vulnerability in the browsers’ implementation […]

Google Chrome now supports more password-free sign-ins

Google is acting on its promise to banish more passwords. It just released Chrome 67 for the desktop, bringing the Web Authentication standard to what’s arguably the most popular browser. As with Firefox, the technology allows password-free sign-ins (such as USB keys) through virtually any website rather than having to access specific services. And don’t […]

Chrome is killing its ‘Secure’ URL label in September

The Chrome browser’s upcoming versions will focus on highlighting its negative security indicators, even going as far as sunsetting its positive ones. Chrome Security Product Manager Emily Schechter has announced that Chrome 69, which will be available in September, will stop marking HTTPS sites as “Secure” on the address bar. Why? Well, because Google wants […]

Google Chrome team rolls back the update that muted many web games

With the release of Chrome 66 last month, the browser began automatically muting sound on videos by default. The only problem is that this tweak silenced a number of web games and art projects, which weren’t built for the new feature. Now the Chrome team has rolled out a new v66 (66.0.3359.181 on all desktop […]