Google’s Chrome Is Under Attack, Update Your Browser Now To Be Safe

Google’s Chrome Is Under Attack, Update Your Browser Now To Be Safe

Google has informed users its Chrome browser is under attack after hackers found two weak points to hack users. The tech company is advising users to check that they are currently running the latest version of the chrome browser.

You can simply click on the “About Google Chrome” button right there in the help section of the browser. The silicon valley based company says the update will be available to users in the coming days/weeks depending on your region.

An animation with a blue background showing a privacy logo over a Google Search bar, sby moving logos indicating privacy, security and customization.

The latest version is numbered “93.0.4577.82”. Since the reports of the hack, Google has released updated versions of its browser for Linux, Macs and Windows users. The Alphabet-owned company also announced that it has patched other 9 high hacks with “high” severity ratings in the past few days.

This recent hack on its browser seems to be focused on developers. Known as the “zero days”, developers have literally no time to fix the problems. Google’s latest patch includes 11 security fixes, the company says.

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Meanwhile, Google’s web browser chrome app for iOS has some privacy features. It now allows users to secure their Incognito tabs with Face ID, Passcode, or Touch ID.

Google's Chrome Incognito Mode

This was first reported by MacRumours, and the feature is currently rolling out to iOS users all over the globe.  This feature offers a new level of privacy protection. People with access to your iOS chrome browser will not be able to view your Incognito tabs unless you allow them.

For iOS users to enable this feature, simply go to Settings on your phone. Then search for “Privacy” and select “lock Incognito tabs.” Google has been releasing loads of security features for its browsers lately. Recently, It now allows users to delete their last 15 minutes of search history.

The Tech company announced this new privacy feature on Thursday, July 15 2021 and others during its I/O 2021 event. Users can now view and delete their search history any time from the “My Activity” tab.

 

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