Chrome OS Will Reportedly Get Notification Dots Soon

Chrome OS will reportedly be getting notification dots sometime soon according to a new report. The notification dots if you’re not familiar are little indicators that will show up on top of the home screen shortcuts for applications to tell you that you have unread notifications for those apps. This only shows up on app […]

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Study Finds A Simple Way To Exploit Browser Password Managers

The password managers built into popular browsers like Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox can be exploited by a third-party script embedded into a page, and potentially give third parties users’ passwords, if they manage to sneak such a script into a given page. An example script is hosted by tech blog Freedom To Tinker where […]

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Google To Begin Blocking Redirect Ads In Chrome For Android

Google is going to begin blocking redirect ads in Chrome for Android as the latest version of Chrome for Android Beta now includes this feature, helping people browse the way they were intending and thus saving them time as well enhancing the experience. Since this is available in the beta version of the app it’s […]

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Chrome 64 Finally Blocks Malicious Redirects On Android

Google’s Chrome browser is getting a malicious redirect blocking feature in the beta channel as of version 64, among other new features. This new functionality will finally allow users to browse viral content websites, personal cloud hosting websites, and other such content without having to worry that their device will suddenly start shaking and tell […]

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Chrome Android App To Receive Custom Download Folders

Google Chrome for Android might soon give users the option of choosing a custom directory for downloaded files, at least according to a recently discovered commit in Chromium Gerrit. As it currently stands, the Chrome browser for Android generally downloads files to a specific “/Downloads” folder and without the ability to change the destination of […]

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Password Exports Coming To Google’s Chrome Android App

Google’s Chrome Android app will be updated with native support for exporting passwords in the near future, as suggested by a recently uncovered bug report pertaining to the upcoming feature. It’s currently unclear how long has the functionality been in development but it still doesn’t appear to be close to finished, with one Chromium contributor […]

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Malicious Extensions Spotted In Google Chrome Web Store

Google Chrome is currently plagued by at least half a dozen malicious extensions that security researchers have spotted over the last couple of months in the browser’s web store, recent reports indicate. How the malicious plugins bypassed the web browser’s automated security screening process could not be immediately clear, and there are no quick solutions […]

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Chrome For Android Adds Ability To View Saved Passwords

Google Chrome for Android has introduced a new feature that allows you to view your saved passwords, provided you have already signed in to your Google account in the web browser for the search giant’s operating system for mobile devices. The new feature had been available only in the desktop version of Google Chrome prior […]

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Microsoft Details Its Approach To Browser Security Patches

Microsoft has detailed its approach to browser security patches in a recent blog post from yesterday, and it has used Google’s Chrome browser to showcase what it feels is the right way to go about these patches, which includes its belief that security vulnerabilities should be disclosed privately and ahead of time, opening up the […]

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Google’s Android SDK May Be Getting A Chrome OS Emulator

Google’s Android SDK may be getting a Chrome OS emulator according to details that were discovered in recent code commits. The Android SDK can be used for a number of different things, but one of its main uses is for developers so that they can test out and develop their apps for the Android platform. […]

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