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Google Patches Zero-Day Security Exploit in Chrome for Mac and Windows

Google is rolling out Chrome version 103.0.5060.114 on Windows to path a high-severity zero-day vulnerability being actively exploited in the wild — reports BleepingComputer. A zero-day is a security hole that is unknown to the company--and thusly a major flaw as the exploit allows it to be open and out in the wild until patched....

Google Teases 5 New Chrome Features Coming to iPhone and iPad

Google says new features are coming to Chrome for iOS and iPadOS in its next release and on Thursday, detailed five new features that are on the way. Enhanced Safe Browsing is now coming to iPhone and iPad, which proactively warns users if a web page is dangerous. The feature also notifies users if their...

Google Releases Another Emergency Chrome Update to Fix Zero-Day Vulnerability

Google is rolling out version 100.0.4896.127 of its Chrome browser for Windows, Mac, and Linux as an emergency update to patch a high-severity zero-day vulnerability — reports The Register. The update fixes a type confusion vulnerability, tracked as CVE-2022-1364, in Chromium V8 that impacts the JavaScript engine used in Chrome and other Chromium-based browsers like Microsoft Edge,...

Google is Rolling Out an Emergency Chrome Update to Fix a Zero-Day Vulnerability

Google is rolling out version 99.0.4844.84 of its Chrome browser for Windows, Mac, and Linux as an emergency update to patch a high-severity zero-day vulnerability — reports BleepingComputer. According to Google, the zero-day bug, being tracked as CVE-2022-1096, is being actively exploited in the wild. "Google is aware that an exploit for CVE-2022-1096 exists in the...

Microsoft Edge Nears Apple’s Safari in Desktop Browser Wars

Microsoft is narrowing the gap between Edge and Apple’s Safari as the second most-used desktop browser in the world. According to new data from Statcounter (via Windows Central), Apple’s Safari is the second most popular desktop web browser behind the dominant Google Chrome — but it’s unlikely that it will stay that way for long. While […]

Google Releases Chrome Update Fixing Seven Severe Vulnerabilities

Google has released an emergency Chrome update to fix issues that are being actively exploited. Google has released an update for the Chrome web browser to fix seven high-severity vulnerabilities in its popular web browser, two of which are being actively exploited in the wild, reads a new report from Bleeping Computer. "Google is aware that exploits for...

Chrome Mulled iOS 15 Safari Layout, Says Former Google Designer

Apple announced a massive face-lift to Safari and its User Interface (UI) on iOS 15, iPadOS 15, and macOS Monterey. The redesign features a complete reconfiguration of where UI elements like the address bar are located, how users switch between tabs, and more. According to Apple, Safari on iOS 15 "maximizes your screen space and...

Google Says Chrome Is Now 23% Faster

Google has steadily been improving the performance of the Chrome web browser, and users are about to see the biggest jump yet. Google has shipped a new JavaScript compiler for its V8 JavaScript engine in Chrome called Sparkplug that promises a much faster web experience — 23 percent faster — and it does it by "cheating,"...

You Can Now Fix Your Passwords in Chrome with a Single Tap

Google Chrome already comes with a strong password manager built-in and starting today, whenever Chrome detects a breach, it will alert your to fix any compromised passwords quickly with a single tap. On supported sites, whenever you check your passwords and Chrome finds a password that may have been compromised, you will see a "Change password" button from...

Google Chrome Adds Live Caption Feature For Any Web Audio Source

Google Chrome has a new update out that will allow users to enjoy live captions when watching videos and listening to audio via the browser. According to XDADevelopers, the real-time caption feature leverages machine learning to produce real-time transcriptions of your favourite audio and video from within your Chrome browser. Where before users might've had...

Google’s Request to Dismiss Incognito Mode Tracking Lawsuit Denied

According to Engadget, Judge Lucy Koh has officially denied Google's request to dismiss the $5 billion USD class action lawsuit against the tech giant for continuing to track user activity across websites and pages in Incognito mode with no explicit disclaimer to users. It's kind of ironic how this comes less than two weeks after Google...