Wednesday, 22 March 2017
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LastPass fixes serious password leak vulnerabilities

Added: 22.03.2017 21:21 | 1 views | 0 comments


Developers of the popular LastPass password manager rushed to push out a fix to solve a serious vulnerability that could have allowed attackers to steal users' passwords or execute malicious code on their computers.
The vulnerability was discovered by Google security researcher Tavis Ormandy and was reported to LastPass on Monday. It affected the browser extensions installed by the service's users for Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Microsoft Edge.
According to in the Google Project Zero bug tracker, the vulnerability could have given attackers access to internal commands inside the LastPass extension. Those are the commands used by the extension to copy passwords or fill in web forms using information stored in the user's secure vault.

From: www.pcworld.com

Senate to take up broadband privacy repeal

Added: 22.03.2017 21:14 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday is taking up a measure to repeal regulations adopted by the Obama administration requiring internet service providers to do more to protect customers' privacy than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Senate to take up broadband privacy repeal: spokesman

Added: 22.03.2017 20:32 | 0 views | 0 comments

The U.S. Senate on Wednesday will take up a measure to repeal regulations adopted by the Obama administration to subject internet service providers to stricter scrutiny than websites like Alphabet Inc's Google or Facebook Inc to protect customers' private data.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Can anyone control what's published online?

Added: 22.03.2017 20:14 | 1 views | 0 comments

Google says it is adopting stricter advertising rules to combat harmful and inappropriate content.

Tags: Google
From: www.aljazeera.com

Google cites progress in Android security, but patching issues linger

Added: 22.03.2017 19:44 | 1 views | 0 comments


The chances of you encountering malware on your Android phone is incredibly small, according to Google.
By the end of last year, less than 0.71 percent of Android devices had installed a “,” such as spyware, a Trojan, or other malicious software.
That figure was even lower, at 0.05 percent, for Android phones that downloaded apps exclusively from the Google Play store.
The internet giant revealed the figures in a detailing its efforts to making the Android OS secure. Thanks to better app review systems, the company is detecting and cracking down on more malware.

From: www.pcworld.com

Google Maps enables real-time location sharing

Added: 22.03.2017 19:42 | 1 views | 0 comments

The tech giant also rolled out updates Allo, Duo, and Photos, as well as a new way for organizations to share information via Search.

Tags: Google
From: www.zdnet.com

Alexa On The Go: Amazon Staffing Up Its AI For Cars

Added: 22.03.2017 18:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

Amazon is staffing up its Alexa automotive division as the battle with Google and Apple intensifies.

Tags: Google, Amazon
From: www.forbes.com

Google will now let you share your location with friends in Maps

Added: 22.03.2017 18:34 | 1 views | 0 comments


Google is on a Maps mission in 2017. Since the beginning of the year, it has added some pretty great features to make it easier to get where you’re going, including , , and . Now it wants to help your friends know where you are.

Tags: Google
From: www.pcworld.com

Google Ramping Up Changes to Ad Placements After Recent FurorGoogle Ramping Up Changes to Ad Placements After Recent Furor

Added: 22.03.2017 17:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

The changes will give advertisers more control over where their ads are placed on YouTube other Google sites.

From: www.eweek.com

IBM Brings Blockchain DB Service to the CloudIBM Brings Blockchain DB Service to the Cloud

Added: 22.03.2017 17:52 | 0 views | 0 comments

DAILY VIDEO: IBM takes Blockchain DB service mainstream on cloud; Google reports a jump in hacked websites in 2016; Hackers escape VMware Virtual Machine isolation at Pwn2Own 2017; and there's more.

From: www.eweek.com

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