Google to Fix Serious Chrome Vulnerability

The Google Chrome team strongly advises to upgrade your browser ASAP
07 March 2019   338

0day vulnerability in Chrome: Google clarified that the browser update released on March 1 contained a patch. It protects from the RCE-vulnerability, which at that moment was actively exploited by hackers.

The security hole was associated with a memory management error in the FileReader API and was reproduced in all versions of the main desktop platforms. It allowed the malefactor to execute a malicious code on the device of the victim.

The Google Chrome team strongly advises to upgrade your browser to version 72.0.3626.121.

Chrome 73 Released

Now the Android version of popular browser has Lite page mode that speeds up website download and reduces traffic consumption
13 March 2019   220

Google has released another update Chrome.

  • The Android application has Lite pages mode for optimizing pages, speeding up their loading and reducing traffic, as well as a new download manager.
  • Settings for account management and synchronization are collected in a separate section - Sync and Google services.
  • Improved video mode “picture in picture”. A floating window can now make web applications (PWA): chat rooms, instant messengers, video conferencing. And added the button "Skip advertising".
  • It is forbidden to load external resources in scripts provided by extensions. Extension developers now need to use background handlers.

The previous version was released in late January.