Hacker News recommend updating Chrome to patch 2 new Zero-Day Flaws Under Attack

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Hacker News report that Google have released security updates to address a total of 11 security issues in the Chrome browser. Two of these are reported to be actively exploited zero-days in the wild.

A zero-day attack patch is issued by developers when they discover a flaw which has been exploited without their knowledge.

Chrome users should update to the latest version:

  • 93.0.4577.82

to mitigate the risk associated with this flaw.

Read more: Hacker News recommend update Chrome to patch 2 new Zero-Day Flaws Under Attack.


Update Chrome to the latest release

By default the Chrome browser should update automatically.

But to be on the safe side, you should still check you are using the latest release.

Visit the above link for instructions how to check.


Heads Up about the previously reported SpookJS attack bypassing Chrome Site Isolation Protection

We are not sure if this patch addresses the SpookJS attack which was previously reported by The Hacker News to be bypassing Google Chrome's Site Isolation Protection.

You may wish to use a different browser until you are able to confirm that Site Isolation Protection has not been compromised.

Read more: New SpookJS Attack Bypasses Google Chrome's Site Isolation Protection.


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