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Update released for Chrome browser

Priority Level: 
High
5 May 2017

Google has released a security update to address a vulnerability in its Chrome browser. You are advised to update to Google Chrome version 58.0.3029.96 for Windows, Mac, and Linux.

You are advised to review security bulletins and advisories from any vendor you use and apply their updates as soon as possible. Many vendors allow you to automate the process of updating their software.

Security updates address vulnerabilities in computer systems that attackers can otherwise use to gain access to systems or information.

A vulnerability is a weakness that can leave a computer and its systems open to attack. Attacks can be carried out a number of ways, including through malicious software (malware) such as viruses and spyware that can monitor a user’s activity on a computer and stop systems operating properly.

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Stay Smart Online has information about updating software.

The information provided here is of a general nature. Everyone's circumstances are different. If you require specific advice you should contact your local technical support provider.