What has Happened?

An official blog has been posted by Google which confirms that a new “Zero-Day” vulnerability (CVE-2022-0609) has been found in Chrome browsers and is being Utilised by Hackers.


How to Keep Up to Date?

A link to Google’s blog post about this issue is https://chromereleases.googleblog.com/2022/02/stable-channel-update-for-desktop_14.html 


What Can Be Done?

A Chrome Update (version 98.0.4758.102) will be being rolled out by Google in the next few days and weeks.

You can also do the update manually by following these steps:

  • Go to Chrome Menu (The Three Dot Icon below the X in the top right hand corner of the browser).
  • Hover over the Help section and click on “About Google”
  • Your computer will then open a new tab which will either begin the process of updating or will inform you that you’re already on the latest version.


In regards to security exploits, Zero-Day Hacks are the most dangerous. 


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