Update Chrome now, it has a zero-day exploit

We’re much more used to security flaws now after years of being conditioned to hearing about them from various sources. Some software makers handle vulnerabilities better than others of course, but remember, software is inherently complicated and it’s being written by flawed humans so mistakes are inevitable.  Today Sergei Glazunov of Google Project Zero reports on a new flaw in Google Chrome, the sixth zero-day affecting the browser this year. Very little information has been released on the vulnerability, but from what we can learn it seems to be in the Javascript engine that powers Chrome.  If you aren’t familiar, zero-day, is a flaw found after it has been exploited in the wild, meaning you’re vulnerable right away.  Advertisement Flaws like this are sometimes lucrative as many companies issue bounties if you report one.

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