Google Chrome flaw leaves users open to hacking

Google Chrome flaw leaves users open to hacking

An urgent warning has been issued to update Google Chrome to fix a security issue.

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Google has released a report detailing a “high-severity” bug in Google Chrome that hackers may exploit.

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Cyber security expert, Mike Varley, revealed: “The recent update from Google targets what is called a ‘zero-day’. A zero-day is a vulnerability that has just been discovered, is known to attackers, and is known to be actively being exploited. When this happens, it is a race against time to develop patches and protect end-users whilst they are rolled out.”

Google users are not the only ones being affected, as it has been reported that Microsoft is also rolling out an update for Microsoft Edge to fix the problem.

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You must update your Chrome to version 99.04844.84 or later, which you can do by going to the ‘Help’ tab and searching for an update.


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