Chrome Has a Major Vulnerability – You Need to Update Now
If you use Chrome, you need to update it ASAP. To update Chrome, click on the 3 vertical dots in the top-right corner of Chrome. Then click “Help” > “About Google Chrome”. If Chrome is not up to date, it will automatically update. You’ll need to restart (relaunch) Chrome to finish the update.
Here are the details from Forbes…
Chrome has fallen victim to its sixteenth zero-day attack of the year. Zero-day vulnerabilities are where hackers discover a security flaw before a fix can be released. It is the most dangerous type of hack and Windows, Mac and Linux users are all affected. Google also revealed it has discovered a further four ‘High’ threat level vulnerabilities. Now Chrome’s massive two billion-strong user base needs to take immediate action.
In order to buy Chrome users time, Google is currently restricting information about all the new attacks but it has revealed where its browser is vulnerable and that it rates the latest zero-day hack’s threat level as critically dangerous… (source)
So, if you use Chrome, please update it as soon as you can. We want to keep you safe!