Threat actors are now targeting Google Analytics service to harvest data entered by users. As the victims are generally Europe and Americas-based online stores selling cosmetics, food products, digital equipment, and spare parts, the stolen information includes their shoppers’ credit card details.
As of May 2020, Google’s Chrome Web Store has reportedly been hit with the most massive surveillance campaign so far, which managed to steal data from users around the world through over 32 million downloads of malicious extensions.
For decades Google has been widely criticized for privacy breaches and turning its host of services into a perfect global surveillance mechanism. But it took a while until this global corporation owned up to the criticism, albeit silently.
Researchers from cybersecurity firm ESET have detected a modified version of ComRAT malware, which now targets Gmail users to steal confidential documents. In addition to misappropriation of documents, the trojan collects information about the network, Microsoft Windows configurations, and the Archive Directory groups or users.
Tech giant Google has begun combating resource-heavy web ads, such as those that mine cryptocurrency, and is planning to launch a dedicated feature on the Chrome browser by the end of summer.
Numbers strongly suggest that for the last several years people have been doing a lot of googling and really not much of binging, yahooing, and even baiduing in comparison. When it comes to certain alternative solutions like DuckDuckGo, there’s even more ground to gain. And there are reasons to want these leftfield solutions gaining ground, […]
According to the recent news, an exploit in iOS was used between January and March 2020 to spy on visitors of certain websites related to an ethnic minority living in northwestern China.
Tech corporations Apple and Google are going to develop an API solution to trace contacts of infected people and notify potential carriers of the disease about the need for self-isolation. The solution is meant to be used together with applications from unnamed healthcare providers.
Responding to the growing concerns about the instances of crypto-content being taken down on YouTube, Google Play, and other centralized services, the crypto-community launched the #ForkGoogle initiative. The initiative is aimed to inform and educate people and companies about the need to shift from the centralized infrastructure and build decentralized alternatives to the dominant centralized […]
Google is a large and powerful company. Thanks to its diverse list of services and interactions with third-party websites, it collects a lot of data. Access to large volumes of information about users across the web gives Google considerable advantage in the market. Whether the advantage is fair and the data are treated by the […]
Recent strikes against cryptocurrency-themed YouTubers and several actions on the part of Google to take down cryptocurrency-related apps from the Google Play store urged some crypto-community members to take some action.
Google’s decision to ban all Bitcoin and cryptocurrency adverts on its platforms is ill-thought-out and potentially even unethical, according to industry experts, The Independent reported on Sunday, June 3.