Google Chrome gets an update that you need to install now

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Google has released a critical update for the Google Chrome browser that fixes a security bug in it. In order to secure customer’s data and privacy online, it is important that users must update to the latest version of Google Chrome.

Google has released Chrome update to all affected devices, it has kept details about the vulnerability under wraps in order to prevent the vulnerability from getting abused further. What we know about the vulnerability is that it pertains to “Insufficient data validation in Mojo”, which is set of runtime libraries used by Chromium, the search engine that Chrome and even Microsoft Edge are based on. We don’t have a lot of details about the issue and how it affects your Windows/Mac or Linux systems, but if Google is warning users to update, it must be serious. “Google is aware of reports that an exploit for CVE-2022-3075 exists in the wild,” Google had informed in a post on September 2.

Google suggests Chrome users should restart their web browser right away, for the new update to take its effect. After restarting, the Chrome version on your system should be 105.0.5195.102, which protects your Windows, Mac or Linux PC from this vulnerability.

HOW TO CHECK CHROME VERSION ON YOUR PC

  • Click on the three-dot menu at the top-right, click on About Chrome, and see the version running on your PC.
  • If a new version is available, Chrome will start the update automatically.
  • You just have to restart the browser to get the new version running.

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