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Piloting new ways of protecting Android users from financial fraud

Posted by Eugene Liderman, Director of Mobile Security Strategy, Google From its founding, Android has been guided by principles of openness, transparency, safety, and choice. Android gives you the freedom to choose which device best fits your needs, while also providing the flexibility to download apps from a variety of sources, including preloaded...

Sat Feb 17, 2024 17:53
Improving Interoperability Between Rust and C++

Posted by Lars Bergstrom – Director, Android Platform Tools & Libraries and Chair of the Rust Foundation Board Back in 2021, we announced that Google was joining the Rust Foundation. At the time, Rust was already in wide use across Android and other Google products. Our announcement emphasized our commitment to improving the security reviews...

Mon Feb 5, 2024 19:35
UN Cybercrime Treaty Could Endanger Web Security

Royal Hansen, Vice President of Privacy, Safety and Security Engineering This week, the United Nations convened member states to continue its years-long negotiations on the UN Cybercrime Treaty, titled “Countering the Use of Information and Communications Technologies for Criminal Purposes.”  As more aspects of our lives intersect with the digital...

Thu Feb 1, 2024 21:21
Scaling security with AI: from detection to solution

Dongge Liu and Oliver Chang, Google Open Source Security Team, Jan Nowakowski and Jan Keller, Machine Learning for Security Team The AI world moves fast, so we’ve been hard at work keeping security apace with recent advancements. One of our approaches, in alignment with Google’s Safer AI Framework (SAIF), is using AI itself to automate and streamline...

Wed Jan 31, 2024 21:04
Effortlessly upgrade to Passkeys on Pixel phones with Google Password Manager

Posted by Sherif Hanna, Group Product Manager, Pixel Security Helping Pixel owners upgrade to the easier, safer way to sign in Your phone contains a lot of your personal information, from financial data to photos. Pixel phones are designed to help protect you and your data, and make security and privacy as easy as possible. This is why the...

Tue Jan 30, 2024 21:45
MiraclePtr: protecting users from use-after-free vulnerabilities on more platforms

Posted by Keishi Hattori, Sergei Glazunov, Bartek Nowierski on behalf of the MiraclePtr team Welcome back to our latest update on MiraclePtr, our project to protect against use-after-free vulnerabilities in Google Chrome. If you need a refresher, you can read our previous blog post detailing MiraclePtr and its objectives. More platforms We...

Thu Jan 11, 2024 21:20

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