The government wants you to update your Google Chrome browser, click here to know why?
The Indian government has warned that Google Chrome users are at high risk of cyberattacks. According to a 'high severity warning issued by the Indian Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) under the Ministry of Electronics and Information Technology, users of Google Chrome versions prior to 103.0.5060.53 may be under attack. According to the warning, several vulnerabilities have been reported in Google Chrome that could be used by attackers to execute arbitrary code, expose sensitive information, and bypass security restrictions on targeted systems.
Google Chrome is the most used web browser worldwide. Millions of users access this browser every day and to ensure the safety of users from cyber attacks, the tech giant regularly releases updates with the latest security features. One such update was rolled out by Google Chrome for Windows, Mac, and Linux this week. The update fixes serious bugs that can be exploited by cybercriminals.
To avoid any kind of fraud, you should update your Google Chrome browser immediately.
To learn how to update Google Chrome, you can follow these steps:
Open the Google Chrome browser.
Click on the 'three-dot' icon in the upper right corner.
From the menu, click Settings.
Click on the About Chrome option on the left side of the page.
If an update is available, click Update.
Launch the browser again.