Severe Chrome Vulnerability Reported by Google - Update Immediately

Google's Threat Analysis Group reported a "severe vulnerability" in its Chrome browser. The vulnerability is actively being exploited in the wild, and affects Windows, Macs, and Linux systems.

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The exploit allows full control of computers by unauthorized users from remote locations.

green_checkmark_rxPlease update your Chrome browser as soon as possible. Here's how:

  1. On your computers, open Chrome.
  2. At the top right, click More (three vertical dots).
  3. Click Update Google Chrome. *** If you don't see this button, you're on the latest version.
  4. Click Relaunch.

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Set Chrome for Automatic Updates. Here's how:

  1. Copy and paste the URL chrome://settings/help in your Chrome browser.
  2. Click "Set Up Automatic Updates for All Users"
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Then, you're done!

FYI - Customers using Device Protection from F-Secure, and/or our Router Network and Wi-Fi Security service are protected automatically, however we still suggest the auto-update setting for all your browsers.

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