This Google Chrome security flaw could affect billions of users

Google Chrome and other Chromium-based browsers (Opens in a new tab) A high-risk vulnerability has been found that allowed threat actors to steal people’s sensitive files, including the contents of cryptocurrency wallets and login credentials.

Cybersecurity experts from Imperva found that the way Chrome and Chromium-based browsers (used by about 2.5 billion people) interacted with file systems was flawed. More precisely, the way browsers handle symbolic links.

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