Security & Privacy

Google Promotes Chrome Browser to Version 24

Posted on January 14th, 2013 by

Google’s Chrome team has announced the release of Chrome 24, updated for Mac OS X and other operating systems, resolving 24 security flaws. Chrome version 24.0.1312.52 includes 21 security fixes for flaws affecting Macs (11 high-level vulnerabilities, eight medium-level vulnerabilities, and two low-level bugs). This build also contains an update to Adobe Flash Player (11.5.31.137). You can find the security details for Flash Player here.

The Chrome team awarded $6,000 in cash to the security researchers who provided information about the flaws covered in this software update. The following flaws were fixed in Chrome 24 for Mac OS X:

Google’s Chrome web browser updates automatically, so users will get the security updates after launching the software. If you don’t use Google Chrome, you can try it out by installing the newest version here.