Less than 24 hours after security flaws which were found and awarded $60,000 by Google at the recent Pwnium event has already been patched up ad fixed. The new security update which has patched the security flaw discovered by Russian student and hacker Sergey Glazunov. Has already been rolled out using Google Chromes automatic update feature.
The speed at which the update has been released in due to Google’s Chrome browser being open source. Enabling an update to be released without the need to wade through a pile of quality assurance. Which Microsoft’s Internet Explorer would need to do to release a similar security update.
Exact details on the exploit have not been released by Google until the automatic update has been received by all Chrome users. But some information about the security patch can be found over on the Google website, if you are interested.
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