Category: Google Chrome

6 Serious Chrome Bugs Patched By Google

By | March 25, 2011 | 8 Comments

6 Serious Chrome Bugs Patched By GoogleThe six bugs that prompted Google to update Chrome to version 10.0.648.204 were all deemed to be on the threat level of “high,” the second highest ranking in Google’s threat scoring system.

Google’s bug-tracking database was locked down so as to prevent access to the technical details of the now patched vulnerabilities. The bug entries are usually unlocked after several weeks and sometimes months so as to give users enough time to update before the data goes public.
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Mozilla Feels Remorse Over Keeping Mum About SSL Certificate Theft

By | March 25, 2011 | 4 Comments

Mozilla Feels Remorse Over Keeping Mum About SSL Certificate TheftAttackers utilized genuine passwords and usernames to get a hold of nine SSL certificates on the 15th of March via a Comodo certificate reseller. What SSL certificates do is basically prove the authenticity of a site. The log-on websites affected were Yahoo Mail, Google’s Gmail, Microsoft’s Hotmail, Skype, as well as Mozilla’s Firefox extension website.

Comodo revoked the certificates and brought the matter to the attention of Mozilla, Google, and Microsoft between the 15th and the 23rd of March. The breach of its reseller and the theft of the SSL certificates were announced on the 23rd of this month.
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Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) vs. Firefox 3.6 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5

By | March 25, 2011 | 24 Comments

Internet Explorer 9 (IE9) vs. Firefox 3.6 vs. Google Chrome 10 vs. Opera 11 vs. Safari 5TomsHardware has posted a nice benchmark and compared some of the most popular web browsers. Unfortunately, Firefox 4 was not included.

Browsers
Google Chrome 10.0.648.134
Firefox 3.6.15
Internet Explorer 9
Opera 11.01 (build 1190) 51
Safari 5.04 (7533.20.27)
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Download Google Chrome 11 Beta

By | March 23, 2011 | 5 Comments

Download Google Chrome 11 BetaWith the release of Firefox 4 and IE9 Final, Google has also made some changes and pushed a Google Chrome 11 build (11.0.696.16) to the beta channel.

What’s so great about this build?

It now includes the speech to text capabilities (see demo page), thanks to HTML5 speech input API.

Google Chrome 11 now also supports a GPU accelerated 3D CSS which will make at least some developers happy.

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Why Read Licence Agreement (Picture)

By | March 22, 2011 | 2 Comments

Why Read Licence Agreement (Picture)

Via: Reddit

How Would You Change Google Chrome

By | March 18, 2011 | 23 Comments

How Would You Change Google Chrome

Here comes the fourth web browser in our list. How would you change Google Chrome and why?

Google Chrome: Meet the New Logo

By | March 17, 2011 | 9 Comments

Google Chrome: Meet the New Logo

It looks like the latest Dev channel build of Google Chrome now includes a fresh icon.

No more will you see a 3D like effect, instead, company has decided to go for a clean and simple approach.
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Weekly Questions Recap, March 15th

By | March 15, 2011 | 0 Comments

Weekly Questions Recap, March 15th
Don’t forget that you can receive points for asking/answering questions and redeem them for cool prizes.

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IE8 and Safari Fall on First Day of Pwn2own

By | March 11, 2011 | 13 Comments

Red Font Pwn

Pwn2Own, the yearly hacking contest held as part of the CanSecWest security conference, saw the successful hijacking of fully patched versions of Safari and Internet Explorer 8 this year. Ars Technica described Pwn2Own as the following:

If a researcher can pwn the browser—that is, make it run arbitrary code—then they get to own the hardware the browser runs on. This year, not only did they have to run arbitrary code, they also had to escape any sandboxes—restricted environments with reduced access to data and the operating system—that are imposed.

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Google Chrome 10 Arrives!

By | March 9, 2011 | 3 Comments

Google today released the newest iteration of the Chrome web browser, namely Google Chrome 10. This update brings along the aforementioned features, these include: a faster Javascript performance, password synchronization, and a search function when looking for a certain setting. A video on the latter can be seen above.
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