Chrome Vulnerability Endangers Your Private Data
A vulnerability has been found within Chrome that would allow actors to access information stored by other web platforms, such as major data hoarders Facebook and Google.
CVE-2018-6177 was uncovered by Ron Masas, a security researcher from Imperva, and reported to Google. “With several scripts running at once — each testing a different and unique restriction — the bad actor can relatively quickly mine a good amount of private data about the user,” Masas said.
With their latest release, v68.0.3440.106, Google says the issue has been fixed. At the time of writing this article, there are no known active exploits of this vulnerability.
We recommend you update to the latest version of Chrome immediately.
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