Google Chrome's security chief tweeted a link to a company blog entry on a ‘Stable Channel Update for Desktop', sharing news about a "highly vulnerable" issue affecting the browser on Windows, Mac and Lenix computers.
— Justin Schuh 🗑 (@justinschuh) March 6, 2019
"Also, seriously, update your Chrome installs… like right this minute. #PSA," Justin Schuh then added.
Concerned users reacted to Schuh's warning with follow-up comments and questions.
— + Lavender The Great — (@LavenderTGreat) March 7, 2019
— Muscular (@Muscula15332790) March 7, 2019
— Will Harris (@parityzero) March 6, 2019
Owners of Windows and Mac computers have been instructed on how to fix a mystery Google Chrome bug, which could be exploited by hackers.
All one has to do is open a Google Chrome window and click on the three vertical dots in the right-hand corner. Choose the option "Help" and then "about Google Chrome." The resulting window will display information about the update and help with the process.
According to Google, the bug in question was discovered by Clement Lecigne of Google's Threat Analysis Group on 27 February.