Language Selection

English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish

Researchers accuse Google of plotting to undercut Firefox

Filed under
Google
Moz/FF

A security testing firm today said a recent report that named Google's Chrome as the most secured browser was flawed -- and part of a campaign by Google to undermine Mozilla's Firefox.

Google denied the charges.

The work done by Denver-based security consultancy Accuvant, which released a report last week naming Chrome as more secured than either Firefox or Microsoft's Internet Explorer (IE), was paid for by Google.

That raised the hackles of NSS Labs, a California company that tests browser security and antivirus software.

rest here




Bad google

It's a dog eat dog world these days.

Comment viewing options

Select your preferred way to display the comments and click "Save settings" to activate your changes.

More in Tux Machines

Android Leftovers

Serious Sam 3 - BFE: OpenGL vs. Vulkan With Fusion 2017 Update

On Friday marked Croteam's latest game update to their "Fusion" 2017 update, Serious Sam 3: BFE. Like the other Fusion 2017 game updates from Croteam, there are a number of engine-level updates and arguably most notable is the introduction of a Vulkan renderer. Here are some fresh NVIDIA/Radeon benchmarks of Serious Sam 3: BFE under OpenGL and Vulkan with this latest release. Read more

Debian Devs Urge Intel Skylake and Kaby Lake Users to Disable HyperThreading

Debian developer Henrique de Moraes Holschuh is warning users of the popular GNU/Linux distribution about a new security flaw that affects Intel's 6th and 7th generation Skylake and Kaby Lake processors supporting HyperThreading. Read more

Tomb File Encryption Tool Helps SparkyLinux Users Backup Their Secret Files

After announcing last week the inclusion of an in-house built utility that notifies users of new updates for their systems, the SparkyLinux developers today announced the inclusion of the Tomb and Gtumb tools in the distro's repos. Read more