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Google to enable 2FA for all users, add privacy labels to Android apps

On World Password Day, on Thursday, Google has announced two upcoming security and privacy changes that will help the company’s customers stay safe in the face of an ever-increasing wave of cyber-attacks and intrusive tracking technologies.

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Google’s Project Zero updates vulnerability disclosure rules to add patch cushion

The Google Project Zero security team has updated its vulnerability disclosure guidelines today to add a cushion of 30 days to every security bug disclosure, so end-users have enough time to patch software and prevent attackers from weaponizing bugs.

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Security researcher drops Chrome and Edge exploit on Twitter

An Indian security researcher has published details today about a zero-day vulnerability impacting Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, and other Chromium-based browsers like Opera and Brave.

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Google to restrict Android apps from viewing other apps installed on the same device

Google has announced plans today to restrict the ability of Android apps from seeing what other applications are installed on the same device, citing privacy and security reasons.

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Google: North Korean hackers are still targeting security researchers

The North Korean government-backed hackers who spent last year trying to lure security professionals to malicious sites to infect their systems with malware have returned with new attacks.

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Google collects 20 times more telemetry from Android devices than Apple from iOS

Academic research published last week looked at the telemetry traffic sent by modern iOS and Android devices back to Apple and Google servers and found that Google collects around 20 times more telemetry data from Android devices than Apple from iOS.

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Google: Android bug detected exploited in the wild

US tech giant Google said today it detected signs that a small number of Android device owners have been attacked using a vulnerability in the Android operating system that was patched in January 2021.