Google has open source another security tool: it's called Firing Range, and it's an effective testing ground for a variety of automated web application security scanners.
In their quest to make users, the Internet, and digital devices in general more secure, a number of big Internet companies have recently announced a new collaboration that will focus on making open source projects "easier for everyone".
Researchers have uncovered a new type of information-stealing malware that is apparently used in campaigns targeting government agencies and can syphon files from compromised computers to Google Drive.
Google is offering an alternative second factor for its two-step account verification option, one that has the additional advantage of thwarting phishing attacks.
Nearly a month after the release of the latest Google Transparency Report, which showed that government demands for user information have risen 150% over the last five years, a new section has been added that shows how many European privacy requests for search removals have been received by the company.
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