Huge Google Chrome danger revealed – check your browser right now

YOUR gadgets could be in grave danger – and it’s all linked to a simple Google Chrome mistake.

Cyber-experts have warned you that failing to maintain your Google web browser can expose you for major hack attacks.


Google Chrome should be updated as soon as possibleCredit: Google / The Sun

It’s all linked to updates – and if you don’t install them, it’s bad news.

Only this week GoogleA rush was required to provide an emergency update to stop the situation. “high severity”The bug cannot be exploited.

You’ll lose key protections if you don’t update these bugs.

“Not only does updating your Chrome browser introduce new features, such as privacy & web tracking protection, but they also guard against critical security threats,”Mike Varley, Adarma’s cyber-expert and Threat Hunting Lead, spoke to The Sun.

“The recent update from Google targets what is called a “zero-day”.

“A zero day is a vulnerability that was just discovered and is being actively exploited by attackers.

“When this happens, it is a race against time to develop patches and protect end-users whilst they are rolled out.”

This week’s Google error was described as “high severity”.

Microsoft Edge users also suffered, prompting the rival firm to release an update.

This could mean that there is a serious issue that is being exploited in reality.

It is important to keep your Google Chrome updated as often as you can.

“Never updating Google Chrome can leave dangerous vulnerabilities in your browser, which can be leveraged by malicious actors as an entry point on to your device,”Mike shared his story with The Sun.

“Malicious websites can host exploit kits and identify potential vulnerabilities in connecting clients. They then take advantage of those weaknesses for initial access.

“From there, an attacker could be free to roam about your computer or to other devices on your network, collecting personal information, email & bank account details, infecting with malware or deploying ransomware to coerce a payment.

“An up-to-date browser, although it seems simple, can greatly contribute towards keeping you safe online.”

Google’s latest issue needs urgent attention. It was first reported on March 23.

Unfortunately, we are not able to predict what might happen if your browser isn’t updated.

How to update Google Chrome

Google Chrome version 99.04844.84 and later is the latest update.

Click on the three dots at the top-right corner and choose Help.

Go to About Google Chrome, and then start the update.

Do this frequently to ensure your Mac and PC are protected from hack attacks.

However, it is not foolproof. Stay vigilant online and do not click unwelcome links, give out your personal information, or download any unknown apps.

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