Google's Chrome 79 Puts Heavy Emphasis on Security

Google has released an update to its Chrome browser with a slew of new features that are heavy on security. The new version offers improved password protection over earlier versions, real-time phishing protection, and predictive phishing tools. Fifty-one security fixes is high compared with past Chrome releases, and it shows that Google recognizes the issues and has taken steps to fix them, noted James McQuiggan, security awareness advocate at KnowBe4. Chrome 79 will roll out for Windows, Mac and Linux over the next few weeks.

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