With the advent of 4G and 5G, the number of internet users in the country has increased rapidly. With this speed of digitalization, digital threats have also increased. The government has warned internet users about a similar danger.
Danger is looming over such users
Government cyber security agency Computer Emergency Response Team (CERT-In) Google has warned people about Chrome OS. CERT-In says that there are many problems in Google Chrome OS. According to the alert, all users using the old version of Google Chrome OS should update their browser immediately.
Problems in the old version of Chrome OS
CERT-In According to Google, versions prior to Google Chrome OS version 114.0.5735.350 have security issues. By taking advantage of those flaws, attackers can break into the device. These issues are due to the side panel search feature and insufficient data validation in the extension. Remote attackers can take advantage of these flaws.
This method can cause a breach.
Attacks can tempt the user to visit a specially prepared web page. Are. As soon as the affected users visit those web pages, the attacker gets a chance to break into the device.
Google has removed the flaw in the update
Google has fixed the flaw in Chrome OS. The problems have been resolved. Google has released a new update of Chrome OS with security patches that fix the flaws. For this reason, CERT-In has advised users to download and install the new update with immediate effect if they are using older Chrome OS.
Suggesting these additional precautions
Along with this, the government agency has asked people to take extra caution while using the internet and browsing the web. Users should not click on links coming from untrusted sources, stay away from suspicious websites and ignore messages and emails containing links.