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Facebook makes its first browser API contribution

Facebook today announced that it has made its first major API contribution to Google’s Chrome browser. Together with Google, Facebook’s team created an API proposal to contribute code to the browser, which is a first for the company. The code, like so much of Facebook’s work on web tools and standards, focuses on making the user experience a bit smoother and faster. In this case, that means shortening the time between a click or keystroke and the browser reacting to that.

The first…

Google bans embedded in-app sign-ins to curb phishing attacks

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Google is taking a big step to fight phishing attempts on its users.

In a post on the company’s security blog, Google’s Product Manager of Account Security Jonathan Skelker announced that the search giant will begin to block account sign-ins from embedded browsers within applications.

The problem with embedded browsers, as Skelker lays out, is that it leaves Google’s users susceptible to phishing attacks from bad actors. 

Previously, third-party developers could add web browser…

Google bans embedded in-app sign-ins to curb phishing attacks

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Google is taking a big step to fight phishing attempts on its users.

In a post on the company’s security blog, Google’s Product Manager of Account Security Jonathan Skelker announced that the search giant will begin to block account sign-ins from embedded browsers within applications.

The problem with embedded browsers, as Skelker lays out, is that it leaves Google’s users susceptible to phishing attacks from bad actors. 

Previously, third-party developers could add web browser…

Google bans embedded in-app sign-ins to curb phishing attacks

TwitterFacebook

Google is taking a big step to fight phishing attempts on its users.

In a post on the company’s security blog, Google’s Product Manager of Account Security Jonathan Skelker announced that the search giant will begin to block account sign-ins from embedded browsers within applications.

The problem with embedded browsers, as Skelker lays out, is that it leaves Google’s users susceptible to phishing attacks from bad actors. 

Previously, third-party developers could add web browser…

Google bans embedded in-app sign-ins to curb phishing attacks

TwitterFacebook

Google is taking a big step to fight phishing attempts on its users.

In a post on the company’s security blog, Google’s Product Manager of Account Security Jonathan Skelker announced that the search giant will begin to block account sign-ins from embedded browsers within applications.

The problem with embedded browsers, as Skelker lays out, is that it leaves Google’s users susceptible to phishing attacks from bad actors. 

Previously, third-party developers could add web browser…

Google Chrome turns 10 with a fresh look, better omnibox, and more

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Google Chrome just turned 10, wrapping up a decade where the browser captured the world by rapidly becoming the browser of choice for people who “knew better.” For the anniversary, Google is rolling out a revamped design and a slew of new features, including a more powerful omnibox.

Back in 2008, web browsers were broken. While they served their utilitarian function of enabling us to browse the cornucopia of web content, features like plug-ins, custom software, and enterprise tools were…