Sunday, April 22, 2012

Google Chrome behind the scenes


From:  Todd Heberlein <>
Subject:  [Fed-Talk] Google Chrome behind the scenes
Date:  April 17, 2012 8:20:59 PM PDT
To: Talk <>

 "If you've ever wondered how Google keeps Chrome up-to-date behind the scenes, I took some time deconstructing its activities and writing it up. In many ways it acts very similarly to malware used in Advanced Persistent Threats (APTs), so I gave the article a purposely provocative title.  Actually... the whole article is a little provocative. I guess I was feeling a little punchy after too many long hours.

If you want to jump straight to the hairy graphic, here it is:

The full article (along with a link to a PDF version) can be found here:

The Advanced Persistent Threat You Have: Google Chrome