Update Chrome now to avoid 30 security problems


Immediately update Chrome to protect yourself against 30 flaws.

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Chrome 101.0.4951.41 fixes a number of security flaws, so you may want to make sure you’re using the most recent version.

The latest update to Chrome and Chromium, the open-source codebase used in the likes of Microsoft Edge, Brave, and Opera, has fixed over 30 security issues. In order to ensure that the majority of users have received the update before revealing the vulnerabilities, Google has not gone into great detail about what these problems are. However, a small number of these faults are classified as “High” risk, necessitating immediate attention.


There’s a good likelihood that the update has already been sent out to your browser, so you may relax for the time being. You should double-check to make sure Chrome can download and instal the update before assuming it can’t.

Chrome’s main menu may be accessed by clicking on the three vertical dots in the upper right-hand corner of the browser. The Settings option, which is at the bottom of the list, can be found here. Click on it to get started.

Select the “About Google Chrome” option from the left-hand menu under Settings > Help. This will then cause Chrome to check to see whether you have the most recent version of the browser installed on your device. Google Chrome will automatically download and instal the newest version for you if you aren’t already.


It’s much simpler to check for updates on a Mac: just click on the Chrome menu in the upper left corner of your screen, then click on About Google Chrome.

After that, all you have to do is reopen Chrome, and the update will be deployed automatically. The in-browser productivity tools such as Google Docs and others will just reopen if you close any tabs. It just takes a few seconds, as we found out when we asked Chrome to look for the most recent update.

Updating to the most recent version of your software, operating system, and firmware, regardless of whether or not newly found security vulnerabilities are currently being exploited, is always a good idea. Almost all full-release upgrades, save for the occasional unstable patch, will not only keep your programme or device safe but will also help it run more smoothly.


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