Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge: a serious security flaw closed

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Last week, a flaw was found in Chromium-based browsers such as Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. An anonymous source reported the vulnerability. The flaw was immediately considered as a “high priority” leading to the quick release of a fix. The update for the elimination of the security surface is being released for both Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge, going to secure the two browsers from possible threats.

Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge security flaw identified and closed

The security flaw discovered last week allowed hackers to execute malicious JavaScript code on target devices via Chromium-based browsers such as Chrome and Edge. Note that Google anticipated the need to update the browser as soon as possible as a exploit capable of exploiting the security flaw, closed with the latest update. It will be sufficient to update the browser used to the latest version available to be sure that you can count on protection against this threat.

Updated versions of browsers are protected

To protect yourself from the threats related to this particular Chromium browser flaw, you need to update Google Chrome to version 99.0.4844.84 e Microsoft Edge to version 99.0.1150.55. The update should happen automatically. It is recommended that you find out which browser version you are currently using by going to About Chrome / Edge in the Browser Settings section.