Thursday, July 29, 2021

Google’s Chrome 9 Browser Gets Security Fixes

Still an underdog in the browser race, Chrome 9 benefits from cash payouts to those who report its vulnerabilities. Google recently awarded security researchers $3,000 for reported flaws as part of the Chromium Security Award. Sean Michael Kerner reports.

Google released its Chrome 9 stable Web browser less than a week ago, fixing at least nine security flaws. Apparently, they missed a few.

This week Google is out with Chrome 9.0.597.94 fixing at least five new security issues and including a new patched version of Adobe Flash.

Chrome is the only browser that directly integrates Adobe Flash with the browser, as opposed to requiring users to download and maintain a separate plug-in. The Flash Player 10.2 release is now also available as a standalone update from Adobe for users of other browsers as well. Flash 10.2 now supports hardware acceleration for graphics, which is also something that Chrome 9 supports natively thanks to the integration of WebGL. Additionally Flash 10.2 now integrates with the private browsing mode available in most browsers to ensure that data from those browsing sessions is not stored on the user’s computer.

Read the rest about Chrome 9 security fixes at eSecurityPlanet.

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