Google Chrome major security update

Google Chrome has a major security update today in the latest release with patches for high-priority vulnerabilities (38 in all) plus a “massive security overhaul,” as BleepingComputer reports:

Google has released Chrome 83 today, May 19th, 2020, to the Stable desktop channel, and it includes massive security and privacy enhancments as well as some long awaited features. In this massive release, users are getting a redesigned Privacy and security settings section, better control over cookies, a new Safety Check feature, improved DoH settings, new Enhanced Safe Browsing feature. Tab Groups, and more.

The cross-platform web browser from Google Inc. utilizes a hidden auto-update daemon and agent that wrecked Mac systems and wreaked other havoc, plus other proprietary Google additions on top of its open-source platform.

Google Chrome 83.0.4103.61 is a free download for OS X 10.10 and later, as well as Linux and Windows.

Google Chrome for iOS 81.0.4044.124 is a free download for iOS 12 and up.