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Chrome will block risky downloads

Google announced that Chrome will block risky downloads, soon. This step is set in order to make browsing more secure. Thus, Google considers “mixed content downloads” initiated on HTTPS web pages but which originate from HTTP pages, as unsafe. So, starting Chrome 83…
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Less intrusive ads in videos, from Google

Google announced less intrusive ads in videos both in its Chrome browser and on YouTube. Thus, Chrome will block ads that play in the middle of videos up to 8 minutes long. Also, YouTube won’t show those ads in the first place. The decision comes as Google wants to…
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Oscars change Google search

As there are only five more days until the big night, Oscars change Google search. The company announced six ways Search and the Assistant can help users with this huge event. Emily Fifer, Product Manager Google Search, wrote about each of the changes. A dedicated…
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Google removed 1.700 infected apps

Google removed 1.700 infected apps from its Play Store. The decision came after the company discovered the apps were carrying the Joker (or Bread) malware. This malware is involved in lobbying customers with SMS billing fraud. All these apps were all removed, even before…
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Chrome warns you if your password was stolen

Chrome warns you if your password was stolen, according to Google’s announcement. So, Google will alert users if their credentials were compromised. The new feature was integrated into Google Accounts. Thus, users have an easy way to check if their login credentials…