Memory Savings Improvements Makes Windows 10 Google Chrome Faster

If you’re a Google Chrome user, and you’re interested in maximizing the overall performance of your system, then Google’s recent announcement about their browser is sure to make you smile. The release of Chrome 89 includes enhancements design to make it run notably faster on Windows 10 and use significantly fewer resources on both Android and macOS-driven devices. According to …

Internet Browsers Blocking Some Ports Due To Security Vulnerabilities

If you rely on TCP port 554, you’ll probably want to do a bit of reconfiguration. Last year, security researchers discovered a new version of the NAT Slipstream vulnerability that allowed hackers to deploy malicious scripts in order to bypass a website visitor’s NAT firewall and access any TCP/UDP port on the visitor’s internal network. If this issue sounds vaguely …

Google To Add Password Breach Prevention Feature To Android

If you’re a Google Chrome user, then you’ve probably already used or at least seen the Password Checkup feature in action. It’s the little popup box you see when you type in a password to a website that requires a login and Chrome detects that the password has been compromised. At that point, you’ll get a helpful box asking if …

Music Searches On Google Desktop Got A Helpful Update

These days, smart devices seem to get the lion’s share of developer time and attention, but Google has recently made a few changes to their desktop search that have made entries easier to read. Initially, the company rolled out the changes for preview on any search related to COVID-19. More recently, they’ve expanded the territory that the redesign covers and …

New Chrome Update Version Removes Flash And FTP

On January 19th, 2021, Google released a new Chrome version–Chrome 88. The most notable part of this release is the removal of the Adobe Flash Player and FTP features. FTP Removal Google removed support for FTP in the Chrome browser because usage is significantly low and it is no longer viable to invest in improving the existing FTP client. However, …

Chrome Will Help Users By Checking Passwords For Strength

While Google has come under fire from privacy groups in recent months, the fact remains that on balance, the company is working hard to improve overall user experience on the web and provide better security. The most recent changes to the company’s Chrome browser is an excellent example of that very thing. For months now, the company has focused on …

Firefox To Follow Chrome in Backspace Keyboard Functionality Change

In July 2016, Google Chrome blocked the use of the backspace key to navigate to a previous page in their Chrome 52 release. This was because of reports that it brings about loss of data inputted into a form on a page by switching to a previous page. The data loss often occurs when the user intends to use the …

Chrome Users With Weak Passwords Will Get Notifications Soon

Is Google Chrome your browser of choice? If it is, then you’ve probably noticed some changes recently, with the browser offering to check the status of your saved passwords to see if they’ve been compromised. Google has made some excellent moves in recent months designed to bolster the security of everyone who uses their products, and the company is poised …

Transparency Coming To Chrome Extension Data Collection

If you employ a number of Chrome web extensions to enhance your browsing experience, be aware that change is afoot. Google recently announced that as of early next year, the company is adding a “Privacy Practices” section on each extension’s listing on the Web Store, which will outline exactly what data they will collect from you if you install their …

Latest Version Of Chrome Is Faster And More Secure

If you’re a diehard Chrome browser user, be aware that as of November 17th, 2020, Chrome 87 has now been ported to the Stable desktop channel, and it’s an upgrade well worth getting. It adds a raft of performance improvements that will increase your overall browsing speed, in addition to offering some new security features. The single biggest boost to …