Google execs knew 'Incognito mode' failed to protect privacy, suit claims

A federal judge in California is considering motions to dismiss a lawsuit against Google that alleges the company misled them into believing their privacy was being protected while using Incognito mode in the Chrome browser.

The lawsuit, filed in the Northern District Court of California by five users more than two years ago, is now awaiting a recent motion by those plaintiffs for two class-action certifications.

The first would cover all Chrome users with a Google account who accessed a non-Google website containing Google tracking or advertising code and who were in “Incognito mode”; the second covers all Safari, Edge, and Internet Explorer users with a Google account who accessed a non-Google website containing Google tracking or advertising code while in “private browsing mode.” 

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Android and Chrome start showing passwords the door

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Passwords won’t disappear any time soon, but a viable alternative is taking shape

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Update now! October patch Tuesday fixes actively used zero-day…but not the one you expected

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Android vulnerabilities could allow arbitrary code execution

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Google has issued patches for 42 vulnerabilities, including four marked critical

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Update now! Microsoft patches two zero-days

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The September 2022 Patch Tuesday updates includes two zero-day vulnerabilities, one of which is known to be used in attacks

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Update now! Google patches vulnerabilities for Pixel mobile phones

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Google’s Pixel Update Bulletin for September included two security patches that are Pixel specific.

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A week in security (August 22 – August 28)

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The important security news of this week

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ChromeOS vulnerability found by Microsoft

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Microsoft has released a report detailing a ChromeOS vulnerability reported to Chrome and fixed within a week.

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