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Something fishy about Google Chrome's Safe Browsing API, lab says

A research firm that measures the security effectiveness of browsers noticed something it thought might be fishy with the way Chrome was doing things. Turns out, there may currently be a privacy concern about Google's use of end user...

Security Roundup: Security Concerns Slam Google Apps Rollout in LA; 760 Companies and Research Institutions Hacked?

The Los Angeles City Council has voted to halt efforts to bring the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) into the Google Apps services used by 17,000 other Los Angeles employees. The LAPD portion of the $7.25 million contract with...

Chrome is Most Secure of the Top Three Browsers, Study Finds

Internet Explorer takes second place while Firefox comes in third, Accuvant reports.

3 Ways to Save Yourself After a Phishing Attack

Figures don't lie, the old aphorism goes, but liars can figure. And after nearly 20 years covering technology, I've realized that you could update that saying to: Benchmarks don't lie, but liars can benchmark. What brings this to...

Study: IE 9 Defends Best Against Malware Links

NSS Labs survey finds that IE9 blocks almost all malicious URLs, while the closest competition was at 13 percent.

Forrester: No End in Sight for IE Enterprise Slide

Despite Windows dominance and a surge in Windows 7 enterprise upgrades, corporate use of Internet Explorer continues to decline due to more workplace consumerization that emphasizes choice and an increase in browser-agnostic apps.

Google Releases Chrome 12, Adds Security and 3D

Google has released an update for its Chrome browser, bringing security and 3D improvements.

IE Wins, Firefox Loses As Internet Population Shifts

Geographic shifts in Internet usage caused Firefox to lose browser share in February to the benefit of Microsoft's Internet Explorer, while Google's Chrome browser inched up.

Inside Google's New Chrome OS 'Chromebook'

Google's vision of a cloud-only laptop is now here -- how it compares to traditional laptops and to tablets like the iPad

Google Chrome tops 'Dirty Dozen' vulnerable apps list

The Google Chrome browser has earned the dubious distinction of being named the most vulnerable application on the "Dirty Dozen" list of 12 applications with the most discovered software flaws requiring security updates and...

Google and Mozilla bug bounties don't buy much more security

Browser bugs are too prevalent and malicious hackers are too tenacious for higher monetary rewards to make a big difference

Google Chrome OS can't be perfectly secure

Developing a bulletproof OS isn't possible, especially one that people will want to use

10 IE Browser Settings for Safer Surfing

Here are 10 essential security settings from Zscaler Senior Security Engineer Jeff Forristal, plus tips from other experts.

Microsoft Researchers Devise New Browser with Stronger Security

'Gazelle' browser, still a prototype, would be more secure than Chrome, Firefox or IE, researchers claim.

Security Expert: Microsoft Should Sever IE from Windows

The suggestion: Update IE separately, and often, like Firefox and Chrome.

IE or Firefox: Which is More Secure?

Surprise, surprise -- opinions on which Web browser offers better security are not as stark as they were a few years ago. In an informal poll, security pros rated IE, Firefox and others about equal -- for better or worse.

Google, Apple, Microsoft Sued Over File Preview

A small Indiana company has sued tech heavyweights Microsoft, Apple, and Google, claiming that it holds the patent on a common file preview feature used by browsers and operating systems to show users small snapshots of the files...

Google Patches Chrome File-stealing Bug

Also adds bookmark manager in latest developer build, 0.4.154.18.

Google Patches Chrome 'Carpet Bomb' Bug

It's 'enough for the time being' but not a full fix, researcher says.

Critical Vulnerability Patched in Google's Chrome

A Vietnamese security company has found a critical vulnerability in Google's new browser Chrome, but Google has already released a patch.

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