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Google to patch Home and Chromecast bug that leaked your location - CNET

3 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The company knows where your router is, and it was telling anyone who asked, a researcher found.
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Google expected to fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals location

Google expected to fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals location

3 monthes ago   |   By MobileSyrup

Google is expected to fix an issue with its Google Home speaker and Chromecast that could potentially let attackers obtain the user's location, according to Krebs on Security. Earlier today it was discovered by TripWire that there's an authentication vulnerability that could allow hackers to obtain a user's location using these Home devices. The Home app on a user's phone typically uses Google cloud services while performing tasks. Other tasks, however, such as setting the device's name or connecting the device to Wi-Fi, get sent directly to the Home or Chromecast without authentication...
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Google is working on a patch to fix Chromecast and Google Home bug that reveals user's location

3 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

Google is working on to release a patch for a bug that reveals user's location. The issue was first discovered by researcher Craig Young who works at a security firm Tripwire. The bug impacts Chromecast and Google Home. According to Young, the bug allows a website to collect user's precise location data by exploiting a loophole in...
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Google will fix Chromecast and Google Home bug that reveals a user's location

Google will fix Chromecast and Google Home bug that reveals a user's location

3 monthes ago   |   By The Verge

Google plans to release a patch sometime in the next few weeks to fix a bug in its Home smart speaker and Chromecast TV streaming stick that lets a website collect precise user location data, according to a report from security reporter Brian Krebs. The bug, disclosed by researcher Craig Young at security firm Tripwire, works by exploiting a loophole in Google's systems to cross-check a list of nearby wireless networks with Google's precise geolocation look-up services.
Essentially, by using the location gleaned by nearby Wi-Fi networks through a Google Home or Chromecast, a malicious...
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Google Home and Chromecast GPS location leak

Google Home and Chromecast GPS location leak

3 monthes ago   |   By SlashGear

A security breach was discovered this month by a researcher with an eye on Google Home and GPS location reporting. In his proof of concept, a URL is opened on a computer connected to a Wi-Fi network that's also connected to a Google Home or Chromecast device. If the URL is clicked and the webpage is kept open for around...
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Google will fix Home and Chromecast bug that reveals your location

3 monthes ago   |   By Engadget

Don't look now, but your Google Home speaker or Chromecast could give away your whereabouts... for a little while, that is. Google has promised a fix for an authentication vulnerability that lets attackers obtain your location using the company's dev...
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