Chrome 107 issues a fix for the browser’s latest vulnerability
Avertium, a cybersecurity organization, describes the flaw as one that lets bad actors trick your browser into running malware that it believes is legitimate data. According to
Avertium, these Chrome V8 engine attacks, while uncommon, are some of the most dangerous. Luckily. Google has released a brand new version of its Chrome web browser, Version 107,
which issues a fix for the Type Confusion vulnerability. This is just one of 14 individual fixes that this new version includes, so it’s definitely advisable to download it as
soon as you can. This zero-day vulnerability patch, however, is the most severe part of the entire update. Other than that, the company has issued a few fixes for browser
extensions and data validations. The browser has also been kitted out with a few new features that we’ll discuss briefly, but before we get into that, we’d like just to remind
you once more to update to the latest version of Chrome. As for new features, the bulk of these is primarily centered around future-proofing the browser. This means that you’ll
see features included in the new update that basically prevent Chrome from becoming outdated. To this end, there are a few new changes coming to video conferencing so that the
utility becomes a little more user-friendly. You’ll also likely see a new screen-sharing hotkey soon that will let you switch tabs more easily while you share your screen.
There are a number of other possible new features that are claimed to be in the update. However, even though these features were reported by fairly reputable sources, we don’t
know how much of them are real or factual. In other Chrome news, There are a number of fake Chrome extensions going around that people are falling prey to. Familiarize yourself
with these impostors so that you don’t get tricked unto downloading them.