Recent reports have highlighted Chrome Cleanup, a lesser-known security feature in Chrome that looks for potentially harmful software that can potentially hijack the web browser. While good for user security, Google should make information about the tool easier to understand and easier to find.
Malicious app developers are using anti-reverse engineering tactics to get around Google Play security restrictions.
Less than 10 percent of active Google accounts use two-step verification (2SV) to secure access to their services, like Gmail. While experts commonly favor using two-factor authentication or password managers, these tools are virtually absent from the security posture of regular users.
Now Facebook and Google Suite users can use a security key to authenticate and verify their identities during login.
Recently, phishing attacks against Gmail users, a major U.S. financial services provider, and Android app users have revealed unique ways to deliver malware and steal login credentials.