Google released a new version of the Google Chrome web browser. The latest version of Google Chrome version 77.0.3865.75.
Researcher Guang Gong of security company Qihoo 360 has reported a severe problem to Google. Attackers were able to take over the underlying operating system on which Google Chrome is installed utilizing a hacked website or a rogue advertisement.
After reporting the security leak, Google Chrome immediately provided a solution. It is crucial to update Google Chrome, these were serious security flaws.
The security leak was present in a part of Google Chrome that is used to play audio and video files in the web browser.
Google Chrome 77.0.3865.75 also contains 51 other bug fixes, for example, the Google Chrome 77 update offers protection against spoofing of the address bar, the possibility to start other browsers and to bypass the built-in download protection in Google Chrome.
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