Google’s Chrome browser was targeted by 32 million extension downloads, security alert researchers told Reuters, underscoring the industry’s continued difficulty in ensuring the security of browsers used to manage emails, payments, and other special tasks.
Google Chrome Ram Pig Meme could soon be a thing of the past as Microsoft introduced a new feature in Windows 10 that can significantly reduce the use of Chrome memory.
According to a recent Windows Latest Report, the Windows Update May 10, 2020 (20H1) has begun to be introduced to users around the world, offering memory stack improvements in the Windows sector that will reduce overall memory usage for Win32 applications such as Google Chrome.
Meanwhile, Google said Alphabet said it removed more than 70 malicious plug-ins from its official Chrome store after it was alerted by researchers last month.
After a new effort of spyware attacked users with 32 million downloads of add-ons to Google’s market-leading Chrome browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting the failure of the technology industry to protect browsers because they are used more frequently for email, payroll, and other sensitive functions.
“This demonstrates how hackers can use extremely simple methods to hide, in this case, thousands of malicious domains,” explains Gary Golomb.
Developers have been using Google’s Chrome Store for a long time. After one in 10 submissions were deemed malicious, Google said in 2018 that it would improve security, in part by increasing human review.
Microsoft change for all
Eric Lawrence, a developer on Microsoft edge, announces on his blog this change to Chrome browsers.
Indicates that as of version 85.0.4163.0, a change now allows the browser to open files in a new tab instead of deleting the current tab.
For those who really want to replace the current tab with the file, it is always possible, just drag and drop into the tab bar, rather than the page itself.
A small white arrow has been added to indicate where the tab is opened with the file.
Eric Lawrence explains that if Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge will have the right to change soon