Google was sued on Tuesday in a proposed class action accusing the internet search company of illegally invading the privacy of millions of users by pervasively tracking their internet use through browsers set in "private" mode.
The new standard aims to improve security and privacy by encrypting internet traffic.
Google's Chrome team is feeling pressure from competitors over ad tracking. Apple has long offered industry-leading protection against tracking cookies, while Mozilla recently announced that Firefox will begin blocking tracking cookies by default. Microsoft has been experimenting with tracking protection features in Edge, too.
Five days ago, the internet had a conniption. In broad patches around the globe, YouTube sputtered. Shopify stores shut down. Snapchat blinked out. And millions of people couldn't access their Gmail accounts. The disruptions all stemmed from Google Cloud, which suffered a prolonged outage-which also prevented Google engineers from pushing a fix.
Google missed a spot when securing passwords for some of its business customers, accidentally storing them in plain text for 14 years.
It's clearer than ever that police see smartphones as treasure troves of evidence. New York Times sources understand that law enforcement requests for information from Google's mobile Location History database, known internally as Sensorvault, have "risen sharply" in the last six months.
Google announced that their public Domain Name System (DNS) service now comes with support for the DNS-over-TLS security protocol which wraps DNS queries and answers using the Transport Layer Security (TLS) protocol.
To elude emulators, banking trojan would trigger only when infected devices moved.
After European policymakers adopted a sweeping data privacy law last year, the big question was how regulators would use their newfound authority against the most powerful technology companies.
Amsterdam's district court has forced Google to remove search results relating to a Dutch surgeon's past medical suspension, reports The Guardian.