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      How to Secure your Google Chrome after Security Bug puts millions of Users at Risk

      Google had warned millions of users of one of the most popular web browsers Google Chrome about a security flaw that reportedly affected the browser. The Google informed that vulnerabilities have been discover with impacts ranging from low to high in Chrome browser for Windows, macOS and Linux.

      Google said that Chrome came across its 11th zero day exploit of the year pertaining to CVE-2021-37973.

      A ‘zero day’ exploit is when hackers exploit a security bug even before Google comes up with a patch to fix the bug.

      This makes it more dangerous for the end-uses.

      Google Said :

      “Google is aware that an exploit for CVE-2021-37973 exists in the wild.”

      “High CVE-2021-37973: Use after free in Portals. Reported by Clément Lecigne from Google TAG, with technical assistance from Sergei Glazunov and Mark Brand from Google Project Zero on 2021-09-21,”.

      Google said it discover as many as 19 security flaws that affect Windows, Mac, and Linux.

      The Google provides fixes to these 19 bugs, it highlighted that “Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until a majority of users are updated with a fix.”

      Google has advise users to immediately update their Chrome browser to the latest version.

      How to Update Google Chrome Browser to the Latest Version?

      Follow These Steps :

      • Open Chrome.
      • Go to Settings after clicking on the three vertical dots menu.
      • Click on Help.
      • Click on About Google Chrome.
      • It will automatically start checking for updates and download them.
      • When it is updated.
      • Relaunch Chrome.

      After this process your Chrome browser will now become more secure.

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