Monday, June 17, 2024

Chrome 63 comes with more Stability, Security Enhancements, and Site Isolation

Chrome announced version 63 with more security enhancement especially for enterprise users and the update will be available for Windows, Mac, and Linux within a couple of weeks.

Starting with site isolation which allows each website to have a dedicated process isolated from other sites.You can enable it for all sites are to a specific site.

With new version chrome allows to Whitelist or Blacklist specific extensions, it will enable ITadmins to create a sperate policy and enable extensions based on the requirements.

Chrome 63

Recently a phishing campaign targets Victims Via Chrome Extensions and infects users by opening an email with alleged photos.

Enabled support for TLS 1.3, it is not a minor redesign, it is a significant redesign of TLS 1.2. In fact, one of the most contentious issues was if the name should be something else to indicate how much of an improvement TLS 1.3 is.

TLS 1.3 is designed for speed, specifically by reducing the number of network round-trips required before data can be sent to one round-trip (1-RTT) or even zero round-trips (0-RTT) for repeat connections.

The improvements in TLS 1.3 make it faster and more secure, and we’ll be expanding TLS 1.3 support to the broader web in 2018.

They included NTLMv2 authentication protocol, including Extended Protection for Authentication (EPA) on Mac, Android, Linux and Chrome OS, from Chrome 65, NTLMv2 will become the default NTLM protocol as it already is on Windows.

With the new version dated Chrome 68 in July 2018, chrome is to block code injection by third-party software. You can check chrome://conflicts to see if any installed softwares are injecting into chrome.

Soon chrome to block Tab-Under Behavior which allows website owners and advertisers have abused users by tab-under to show ads and redirect users to unwanted sites.

Starting January 2018 Chrome to block the most irritating and bandwidth consuming autoplay videos, it allows users to block audio for a website entirely, and it will persist among perusing sessions, permitting users to modify when and where the sound will play.

Chrome 63 includes updates for 37 security fixes, for more details on security fixes.


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