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Google, who last month admitted to bypassing the privacy setting of Apple's Safari Web browser, has pledged to cooperate with American and European probes into their actions.
At the 2011 CanSecWest Pwn2Own hacker contest, Google Chrome was the one browser that challengers could not break into. Fast forward to the 2012 challenge, and Chrome was the first to fall, thanks to a team of French hackers who found a previously unknown vulnerability in the software.
Microsoft reports that Apple isn't the only company that has fallen victim to Google's sneaky way of getting past privacy protections.
A user of the Safari web browser is suing Google, accusing the largest online search engine on the planet of violating his privacy rights in Apple's iPhone and iPad line of products.
Google, along with a handful of advertising companies, has been using a piece of clandestine code to get around security settings in Apple’s Safari web browser in order to track iPhone users’ online activities.
A web browser is an application used for retrieving, presenting, and transferring information over the Internet. Information is gathered by a Uniform Resource Identifier (URI), which can be a web page, an image, a video, or any other type of content viewed on the browser. The most widely used web browsers are Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft Internet Explorer, and Apple Safari. The first web browser was invented by Sir Tim Berners-Lee in 1990 called the Worldwide Web, later known...