The malicious software, called YiSpecter, hijacks apps and the Safari browser to show full-page ads. It fools users into installing it by claiming to circumvent China's Web censorship.
The search giant is restructuring itself as a collection of businesses, with Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin overseeing the divisions.
The company is taking a page out of the playbook of Warren Buffett -- a longtime hero of co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin -- as it prepares for its next stage of growth.
Here's the full text of the letter from Google CEO Larry Page announcing his company's restructuring.
Google co-founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin are confirmed fans of HBO's "Silicon Valley." The Easter egg in their post renaming the company Alphabet suggests their fan status may go a step above the rest.
Tired of looking at a nearly empty New Tab page with a search box and a few links? Check out this extension that'll show you images from all over the world, instead!
The new search trick puts the lyrics right on the search results page -- when it works. And oh, yeah, there's a link from there to Google Play.
Borrowing a page from Microsoft's Cortana, Apple's voice assistant will be able to remind you of appointments and events -- without you having to tell it to -- when iOS 9 debuts later this year.
With rival voice assistant Siri getting smarter in iOS 9, Cortana has a few new tricks up its sleeve to aid you with travel.
Google talks about a wide range of topics during its annual meeting with shareholders, including self-driving cars and diversity issues. CEO Larry Page even takes a turn as a film critic.