Google releases emergency update for Chrome

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Google released an update for Google Chrome Stable Stable on March 25, 2022. The emergency update patches a 0-day security issue in the web browser that is exploited in the wild according to Google.

The update brings the Stable version of the browser to version 99.0.4844.84.

The update is already available for all supported desktop systems and Google notes that it will roll out automatically to all devices “over the coming days/weeks”. Chrome users may want to speed up the installation of the security fixes in the following way:

  1. Open the Chrome web browser (either version).
  2. Select Menu > Help > About Google Chrome, or load chrome://settings/help directly in the address bar.

Google Chrome displays the version that is installed on the page that opens. An update check is run and any update that is found will be downloaded and installed. Chrome should pick up the released security update.

The release announcement posts for the Stable version, on the…

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