Government warns Google Chrome users

The government has warned those who are using Google Chrome. It has urged people to update Chrome to the latest version. The ‘high severity’ warning has come from government’s Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In), that functions under Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology.

There various vulnerabilities found in Chrome that can be exploited by a cyber attacker to execute arbitrary code on users’ system, said CERT-In. This can be result of the Type Confusion in V8 which can lead to the hackers may get access to personal data and also inject malware on a targeted computer. The watchdogs have updated chrome removing all the vulnerabilities and has requested everyone to use the latest version of Chrome.

Google said that there are 22 types of security fixes that has covers all the loopholes and prevents hackers from accessing the controls of other people’s computers and invading their privacy. These fixes were highlighted by “external researchers”, Google added.


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