Update your Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge Today

Update your Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge today


On March 25, 2022, Google issued an urgent update warning

Google Issues Emergency Security Warning for 3.2 Billion Google Chrome Users – Attacks are underway

Google has issued an urgent update warning to billions of Chrome users worldwide. Here is everything you need to know to stay safe.

Google has advised Chrome users to update the web browser to the latest version to avoid being targeted by cybercriminals.

The fix is already out, but it could take weeks before it reaches every Chrome user, Google says. However, anyone looking to check whether their client has updated automatically can do so via Chrome Menu > Help > About Google Chrome, which leads to a page that reveals the current version number and lists any available updates.

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Update your Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge today

Late last week, the company released Chrome 99.0.4844.84 for Windows, Mac, and Linux, fixing a high severity zero-day vulnerability that allows for remote code execution. Zero-Day Hack affecting Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers worldwide

It allows an attacker to crash the browser and execute arbitrary code, which could be abused for denial of service attacks or to infect devices with malware and ransomware.

Because the flaw is being used in the wild, Google deliberately withholds additional information until users can patch up their systems.

“Access to bug details and links may be kept restricted until most users are updated with a fix,” Google said. “We will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third-party library that other projects similarly depend on but haven’t yet fixed.” Update your Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge today!

This is Chrome’s second zero-day hack in 2022, a relatively low number despite Google’s warning that zero-day hacks are rising. So take no chances. Check your browser right now.

Update your Microsoft Edge today

Microsoft has now confirmed that the same zero-day hack affects its Edge browser. Microsoft published a new update on its Security Response Center confirming that the exploit impacts all Chromium-based browsers: “The vulnerability assigned to this CVE is in Chromium Open Source Software (OSS) which is used by Microsoft Edge (Chromium-based).” This means that other Chromium-based browsers, including Amazon Silk, Brave, Opera, Samsung Internet (bundled on its Galaxy smartphones), Vivaldi, and Yandex browsers, are highly likely to be affected.

 Microsoft also confirms that it has released a fix for Edge based on the Chromium update that Google launched for Chrome. To get it, follow these steps:

In your Microsoft Edge browser, click on the 3 dots (…) on the very right-hand side of the window

Click on ‘Help and Feedback’

Click on ‘About Microsoft Edge’

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