A new zero-day exploit from Google Chrome is currently putting company user data at risk. Various cybersecurity experts have claimed that this problem could be more dangerous than common system faults.
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But, the giant search engine reassured its users that Chrome’s new patches would fix the vulnerability to prevent massive data leaks.
Today, Google Chrome, one of the most reliable and secure browsers on the market, is used by more than two billion people around the world. That’s why enterprise developers need to make sure that the sensitive details they process are safe from any malicious campaign.
However, just like other browsers, Chrome would still have its own system vulnerabilities, especially since hackers and other cybercriminals can create methods or find ways to bypass its security features.
Google Chrome Zero-Day Could Leak Your Data
According to Republic of the worldin Google’s latest report, Google security researchers are now urging the public to update their Chrome browsers to the latest version.
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They said their system’s new zero-day vulnerability would be used by online attackers. Google experts added that the new flaw is currently targeting Linux, Windows and macOS consumers, which are included in the best PC systems on the computer market.
With the new “CVE-2021-37973” being pretty serious, Google has already rolled out Chrome’s stable update 34.0.4606.61.
“We would also like to thank all of the security researchers who worked with us during the development cycle to prevent security bugs from reaching the stable channel,” the search engine giant said via its official website. blog post.
Protect your Chrome
Protecting your sensitive information on Chrome is pretty easy to do. You can do this by simply installing the latest Chrome 94.0.4606.61, which is available on all three targeted computer systems: macOS, Linux, and Windows.
Once you’ve done that, now you can rest as Google has already promised that the new browser version will prevent the new zero-day exploit.
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