Government warning to users using Google Chrome
As you know, Google Chrome is one of the most used browsers in the world. Many people use this browser because it is integrated with all Android devices. A report by analytics firm StatCounter revealed that Chrome has the largest browser market share globally.
But now the Indian government’s tech firm CERT-In has reported that there are some flaws in Google Chrome, with the help of which hackers can easily steal users’ data. Yes, the report claims that a number of flaws have been reported in Google Chrome, which could allow an attacker to insert arbitrary code on a target system. Google Chrome users can be badly affected by this, so CERT-In has warned users to use it.
If a hacker successfully takes advantage of these flaws, then it can prove to be very dangerous for the users of Google Chrome. CERT-In further explained that “Safe Browsing, Reader Mode, Web Search, Thumbnail Tab Strip, Screen Capture, Window Dialog, Payment, Extension, Accessibility and Cast, Heap Buffer Overflow in Angle, Full Screen Mode, Scroll, Extension Platform and These flaws exist in Google Chrome due to inappropriate implementation of pointer lock, type confusion in V8, policy bypass in COOP, and free use of out-of-bound memory access in V8. Note that all these flaws are from Google Chrome’s 98.0.4758.80. Available in earlier versions.
All users should not be upset
However, users have nothing to worry about as Google has already released an update and the warning is for users who are still using Google Chrome versions prior to 98.0.4758.80. So if you are also using earlier updates then you should update.
install new version
The new Chrome 98.0.4758.80/81/82 update was recently released for Windows and 98.0.4758.80 for Mac and Linux users, bringing with it a number of improvements.
Therefore all users are advised to use the new version of Google Chrome only and if you have not updated the new version yet, then do it immediately because if you do not update the new version of Google Chrome now, then Hackers can easily steal your data. So it is better to update on time.