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Google’s Chrome 27 Includes Security Fixes and More

Posted on May 23rd, 2013 by

The Google team has updated its web browser to Google Chrome 27.0.1453.93 for Mac and other operating systems, which includes security fixes for fourteen vulnerabilities (11 high-level bugs, 2 medium-level bugs, and 1 low-level bug). Google provided $14,633.70 in rewards to the security researchers who provided information about the vulnerabilities covered in this software update.

Following are details of all security issues fixed in Chrome version 27.0.1453.93:

In addition to security fixes, the Google team mentioned the web browser includes the following new items:

Web pages load 5% faster on average

chrome.syncFileSystem API

Improved ranking of predictions, improved spell correction, and numerous fundamental improvements for Omnibox predictions.

Chrome 27 also contains a new Adobe Flash build. You can find more information about Adobe’s newest software updates here.

Google’s Chrome browser updates automatically (you’ll get the updates after launching the browser), or you can download Google Chrome to install the newest version.