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Major Security Flaw Found in Google Chrome, Patch Must Be Installed ASAP

Date 02 Sep 2019
Posted By Brittany Day
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A security flaw in Google Chrome allows an attacker to eventually take control a vulnerable host, and Google recommends users to deploy a patch as soon as possible. All versions of the browser are affected, including Google Chrome for Linux. Learn more:

The bug was discovered by the Center for Internet Security, who writes that governments might be the primary target of any potential attack.

The vulnerability requires users to visit a malicious website, at which point an attacker could attempt to run arbitrary code with the final goal of taking control of the device.

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