Project Zero News
The zero-day security threat is expected to be patched on 10 November, the same date of Microsoft's next Patch.
Owing to the absence of more details, it is not known if the three zero-day bugs have been exploited by the same attackers.
iOS users are advised by experts not to visit any unauthorised website to avoid this WhatsApp bug.
The compromised websites were being visited by thousands of users every week.
Amazon's been testing its algorithms for a while, but a self-service counterfeit removal tool is new.
Microsoft Edge will now be available as a free download on both the Apple App Store and Google Play Store on iPads and Android tablets respectively.
Google, through its Project Zero, notified Microsoft about a bug in November, giving the company the usual 90-day disclosure deadline.
As revealed by the researcher to Microsoft, the flaw was essentially a browser plugin bug that could enable malicious websites to steal passwords.
Experts are clear that zero, as we know it, is an “Indian” invention — but how, why, and when it first emerged as a distinct mathematical concept is less a story of numbers, and more one of how different cultures looked at the world, how information was disseminated across countries, and how fundamental aspects of different models of philosophy and religion informed our consciousness and interests.
The vector of attack was a specially crafted file that could be sent through email, instant messaging programs or through web sites.
When Google researchers tried looking for vulnerabilities in the Android OS running on Samsung's latest Galaxy S6 Edge, and they found not less than 11 bugs.
Samsung forecast a fall in second quarter profit in a sign that sales of its much anticipated Galaxy S6 smartphones failed to meet expectations.
This time around, it knew changing numbers and letter wouldn't suffice, because the Galaxy S6 cannot be a mere upgrade. It clearly meant a major shift with the new Galaxy S6 with the codenamed Project Zero.
Google has said it would give vendors a 14-day grace period if they promised to release a patch and fix the issue within two weeks.
After facing criticism for disclosing the Windows 8.1 security bug, Google has pointed out yet another security flaw in Microsoft's infamous operating system.