According to various reports, the world’s most popular browser Google Chrome has the most reported vulnerabilities with more than 300 vulnerabilities discovered year to date.
There has been an announcement about Google Chrome installed on Windows or Linux based PCs. Users need to read urgently the below update and take corrective actions to eliminate the vulnerability:
In particular, Google releases emergency security update to fix Chrome zero-day bug. Google has rolled out an out-of-band security update to address a high-risk zero-day vulnerability in its Chrome browser actively exploited by hackers.
The vulnerability is tracked as CVE-2022-3723, with issue concerning the seventh zero-day vulnerability, i.e., who is exploited is publicly available, and the third type confusion weakness in Chrome’s V8 engine.
Users need to update their browser to the latest version 107.0.5304.87/107.0.5304.88 (Official Build) (64-bit) as soon as possible.
Why is this happening?
Browsers collect a wide range of sensitive data — from online account passwords to credit card details and more.
Out of all software products, web browsers are the ones affected the most by security vulnerabilities, so please take extra care with the regular update and password protection mechanism to