Beware of Chrome browser vulnerabilities that can expose personal info

by [Published on 14 Oct. 2013 / Last Updated on 14 Oct. 2013]

Google’s Chrome is the browser of choice for many folks because it’s fast and will display some content, particularly videos, that users aren’t able to view with Internet Explorer, but if you use it, you need to be aware of some security vulnerabilities.

A security company called Identity Finder announced that they could discover personal information stored in the history cache, thanks to vulnerabilities in its SQLite and protocol buffers. This can include credit card and bank account numbers, so it’s a serious flaw.

Read more about it in my blog post here:

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The Author — Debra Shinder

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DEBRA LITTLEJOHN SHINDER, MCSE, MVP (Security) is a technology consultant, trainer and writer who has authored a number of books on computer operating systems, networking, and security.

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