Google Chrome gets another security makeover

Google Chrome gets another security makeover

Summary: As part of its bug bounty program, Google doled out $6,837 to purchase the rights to information on the Chrome security vulnerabilities.

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Google has shipped another Chrome browser update to fix several gaping security holes.

The most serious of the patched vulnerabilities could allow remote hacker attacks via specially rigged Web sites.follow Ryan Naraine on twitter

The update also includes a new version of Adobe Flash Player, which was recently updated to cover multiple remote code execution vulnerabilities.

The latest Chrome 17.0.963.56 is available for Windows, Mac, Linux and Chrome Frame.

As part of its bug bounty program, Google doled out $6,837 to purchase the rights to information on the Chrome security vulnerabilities.

Topics: Apps, Browser, Google, Security

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  • RE: Google Chrome gets another security makeover

    Oh, a new version is available, I should update my chrome.
    Nikata
    • RE: Google Chrome gets another security makeover

      @Nikata +1 for awesomeness.
      m0o0o0o0o
  • Bounty

    Isn't it amazing that Google pays so little for each vulnerability? You would think that if the black market for such things is lucrative that researchers would go there instead...
    m0o0o0o0o