The new stable version of Chrome 88 is introduced for Windows, Mac and Linux users. The latest update contains only one security fix, but it should be classified as critical. While Chrome is automatically updating in the background, it’s best to manually check for the latest update and make sure it downloads as soon as you get it. According to Google, it can take a few weeks for all users to access it. So look for the update in the “About Google Chrome” section.
On its blog, Google states that the stable Chrome channel for Windows, Mac and Linux users has been updated to version 88.0.4324.150. This update only brings one security fix and the details of this bug are protected for now. This is because the bug is actively being exploited in the wild, making it more serious and important for users to switch to the latest update.
While we don’t know much about the vulnerability, Google is ringing enough alarm bells to claim that the update should be installed on every device. It has to be important enough that the tech giant releases a separate update with just one fix. Chrome users can check for the latest update, 88.0.4324.150, by clicking Help> About Google Chrome after clicking the three dots button in the top right corner of the browser window.
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