How secure is a Chromebook after it stops getting Chrome OS updates? It still works but the OS and browser can’t be patched. Two strategies may change that.
The latest Dev Channel of Chrome OS adds Chromebook snooping detection to watch your back. You’ll know when someone behind you is sneaking a peek. Here’s how it works.
Your Chromebook PIN or fingerprint sensor will act as a 2FA method once Chrome OS 88 rolls out. This second layer of account protection keeps you safe even if your online account credentials are compromised.
VPN by Google One is a new browsing privacy service launching on Android phones. Turns out, it’s coming to Chromebooks too. Here are 2 reasons why you should consider it when it arrives.
Google is touting a pair of new features found in Chrome OS 79 which arrives today as a Stable Channel update. There’s more behind the scenes though, so here’s what you need to know when upgrading your Chromebook software.
Chrome OS 79 will bring Google’s Password Checkup feature to all users, sifting through a database of 4 billion compromised credentials. Here’s how it works so quickly.
Google’s Password Checker, which will alert you if it sees your account credentials in database of 4 billion known breached accounts, lands on the web. Here’s how to use it on your Chromebook until Google integrates it into Chrome OS.
Google introduced a Password Checkup extension in February, and flagged 315,000 passwords as unsafe due to data breaches that first month. Chrome OS 78 will natively include a similar feature for improved online protections.
Using SMS for two-factor authentication (2FA) is the least secure option to protect your Google account and your Chromebook. Here’s how to bolster security on both and what can happen if you don’t.
If you’ve noticed your Chromebook performance to be a little slower with Chrome OS 74, it’s could be due to a change in how your Chromebook handles CPU hyperthreading. Here’s the issue and how to re-enable hyperthreading if you want to.
Can’t wait to have native VPN support for Linux apps in Project Crostini? You don’t need to: The Chrome OS 75 Dev Channel now extends Android VPN security to Linux on a Chromebook.