New Google Chrome version fixes 32 bugs
Google has fixed 32 security vulnerabilities in its popular Chrome Web browser and in process released a shiny, updated version of Chrome.
Chrome version 14 was rolled out on Sept. 16, and updated to address security flaws in the previous version of the browser, which an attacker could use to perform several exploits against users, including spoofing URLs and injecting malicious code on infected systems, Google wrote on its Chrome blog.
Fifteen of the 32 bugs were labeled "high," which is Google's second most-serious ranking; none of the flaws were marked as "Critical," a ranking used to classify flaws that could potentially allow an attacker to bypass Chrome's sandbox security system. For identifying and reporting the Chrome flaws, Google paid bug bounty hunters $14,337. Another giant in the online world, Facebook, runs a similar bug-hunting program that leverages the skills of independent researchers.
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