Google Project Zero

Google Project Zero is a little-known research group whose focus is finding security vulnerabilities in Google’s software products like the Google Chrome web browser. Google Project Zero has also gained attention for identifying and sharing security vulnerability information with companies like Apple and Microsoft for their operating system and software offerings.

Little Known About Google Project Zero

While Google hasn t publicly disclosed a great deal of information on Google Project Zero, several members of the group have been credited with identifying security vulnerabilities in Mac OS X, Apple iOS, Microsoft’s Anti-Malware software offerings (Windows Defender, Microsoft Security Essentials, and Endpoint), and other products.

These Google Project Zero members include Ian Beer, who helped identify a variety of Apple Mac OS X and iOS flaws, and Tavis Ormandy, who discovered a security flaw in the JavaScript interpreter used in Microsoft s Anti-Malware software.

Forrest Stroud
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