An Attack On Google Chrome Has Resulted In a ‘High Threat’ Warning For Its Users

As announced by the tech company, an update will be released within the next few days to fix the bugs, which affect Windows, macOS, and Linus.

Google has alerted billions of Chrome users that the browser has been successfully targeted by hackers, revealing 30 new security weaknesses, including seven that pose a heightened threat to users.

According to the company’s statement, the tech company is now releasing an update within the next few days to resolve the bugs, which affect Windows, macOS, and Linus.

It is unclear who hacked the firm, and whether any users’ security was put at risk.

Further hack details are now being restricted by the company until a preponderance of users is updated with a fix.

The company also said that they will also retain restrictions if the bug exists in a third party library that other projects also depend on, but haven’t yet fixed.

Users can manually update their browsers through the settings features, but Chrome will automatically update within a few days.

Google just announced the increase in hacks on Chrome and other browsers and several other tech companies have reported hacking vulnerabilities. Tech companies are merging together to fight threats, alongside the help of diligent users to stop future vulnerabilities.

Coca-Cola was also recently hacked by a Russian group, which is now peddling its data.

Stormous said it swiped 161 gigabytes of financial data, passwords and accounts before putting the information on the market for $640,000 or 16 million Bitcoin.

The group announced on Monday it had infiltrated the drinks company and got out without their knowledge. Coca-Cola said it had launched an urgent investigation and had already contacted the police, and on an alleged message from the group, which was subsequently posted on Twitter, it said, “You will win and we will win.”

It said the group had downloaded 161 gigabytes from the company, which it would sell for more than $640,000 or more than 16 million in Bitcoin.

Among the pilfered files, according to CISCO Advisor, are financial data, passwords and commercial accounts, and recent research has also established internet users’ passwords aren’t as secure as once believed.

The research said anything with six characters, regardless of whether numbers and symbols are included, can be cracked instantly, and the same goes for anything that is seven or eight characters but made up of just numbers or lower case letters, but the news doesn’t get much better for an eight-character combination.

But does Google sell that data anyway? Or are they just upset because someone robbed the info and didn’t pay a fee for the information? And I’m sure that this kind of hacking isn’t just restricted to Google, there must be even less secure platforms?

And to think that Internet Banking will soon be our only option, which is extremely frightening and sometimes the old fashioned way is the best.

The only real way to ensure that your password isn’t cracked for some 438 trillion years is to use 18 characters, made up of numbers, upper and lower case letters and symbols, then all you have to do is remember it without writing it down, and then change it regularly and to use a different password on every site you use, but of course, by the time you’ve keyed in that lot, you’ll have forgotten what it was you wanted to do.

Perhaps we should go back to using carrier pigeons, it would work for me, and of course, as soon as they resolve the problem, the people who are hacking the system will find another way around it – frightening times, but then Big Brother is watching all of us.

Published by Angela Lloyd

My vision on life is pretty broad, therefore I like to address specific subjects that intrigue me. Therefore I really appreciate the world of politics, though I have no actual views on who I will vote for, that I will not tell you, so please do not ask! I am like an observation station when it comes to writing, and I simply take the news and make it my own. I have no expectations, I simply love to write, and I know this seems really odd, but I don't get paid for it, I really like what I do and since I am never under any pressure, I constantly find that I write much better, rather than being blanketed under masses of paperwork and articles that I am on a deadline to complete. The chances are, that whilst all other journalists are out there, ripping their hair out, attempting to get their articles completed, I'm simply rambling along at my convenience creating my perfect piece. I guess it must look pretty unpleasant to some of you that I work for nothing, perhaps even brutal. Perhaps I have an obvious disregard for authority, I have no idea, but I would sooner be working for myself, than under somebody else, excuse the pun! Small I maybe, but substantial I will become, eventually. My desk is the most chaotic mess, though surprisingly I know where everything is, and I think that I would be quite unsuited for a desk job. My views on matters vary and I am extremely open-minded to the stuff that I write about, but what I write about is the truth and getting it out there, because the people must be acquainted. Though I am quite entertained by what goes on in the world. My spotlight is mostly to do with politics, though I do write other material as well, but it's essentially politics that I am involved in, and I tend to concentrate my attention on that, however, information is essential. If you have information the possibilities are endless because you are only limited by your own imagination...

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