An attacker could exploit security holes in Google Play and Android Web browsers to gain remote control of Android smartphones, warned Tod Beardsley with security firm Rapid7.
Google has announced that it will be removing support for the SPDY from its Chrome Web browser.
To encourage IT security researches to root out mobile app vulnerabilities, Google is expanding its bug bounty program to include vulnerabilities in mobile apps, wrote Eduardo Vela Nava, security engineer at Google, in a blog post.
As Google finds its way ever deeper into the enterprise, third parties are looking to beef up what end-users can do with it. There's a growing trend in cloud providers adding unified communications capabilities to Google; and the latest entrant into the market is RingCentral.
After disclosing a couple of major vulnerabilities in Microsoft's Windows operating system, Google Zero Day team has decided to share the love and disclose three zero-day vulnerabilities in Apple's OS X operating system, reports Dan Goodin with Ars Technica.
A huge code base translates into significant code changes, proving unsafe to fix.
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