Facebook, Google, Twitter team up on election security ahead of RNC and DNC

Facebook, Google, Twitter, Reddit, Microsoft, Verizon, Pinterest, LinkedIn and Wikimedia Foundation met with the US government. Angela Lang/CNET This story is part of Elections 2020, CNET’s coverage of the run-up to voting in November. Tech giants in the US are continuing to meet regularly to work together on protecting their platforms ahead of the 2020 […]

Google partners with ADT on security for smart homes

Google/ADT Google announced a new partnership with security company ADT on Monday, and it looks like that could mean new smart home security products.¬† In a blog post, Google outlined its plan to “create the next generation of the helpful home — based on...

Google’s plan for Chrome capability has a big security risk

Google wants a smarter web. That could open new security risks. Angela Lang/CNET Google is working to dramatically increase the power of web browsers. There’s one big problem: The plan could create new security problems that undermine the web. The web has had a...