Google Chrome users need to update their browsers, here’s why
Google Chrome currently has over 2 billion users worldwide and is the preferred browser choice in most cases over other options such as Firefox, Edge or Safari, according to Money control.
However, Google has announced its fourth urgent update warning in the space of 2 months to protect its users’ data from hackers. The update affects its versions of Windows, macOS, and Linux apps.
The new version, 92.0.4515.159, will be rolled out in a few days or weeks, and users should update it to avoid any potential data breach.
Google’s official blog post lists 7 “high security threats” found in Chrome, found with the help of various researchers. Details of bugs, links, and plans weren’t disclosed by Google, which plans to keep them until most users update the fix – a choice made to keep sensitive information out. reach of criminals.
The details listed by Google on their blog so far are as follows:
High – CVE-2021-30598: Type confusion in V8. Reported by Manfred Paul
High – CVE-2021-30599: Type confusion in V8. Reported by Manfred Paul
High – CVE-2021-30600: Use after free in printing. Reported by 360 Alpha Lab
High – CVE-2021-30601: to be used after free in the extensions API. Reported by 360 Alpha Lab
High – CVE-2021-30602: Use after free in WebRTC. Reported by Cisco Talos
High – CVE-2021-30603: Course in WebAudio. Reported by Google Project Zero
High – CVE-2021-30604: Use after free in ANGLE. Reported by SecunologyLab
How to update to the latest version?
Settings> Help> About Google Chrome
If the mentioned version is the same as the one written above, the user is safe from threats. Otherwise, the user should immediately update to version 92.0.4515.159.