Chrome 76

Google finally released chrome 76, a stable channel that adds media query, bringing a dark mode to websites and several major improvements including the fix for Incognito mode loophole.

Incognito Mode loophole that resides in FileSystem API allowed sites to detect people’s browsing activities, as Google Chrome promised on last week that they will fix in Chome 76, now it’s fixed.

Hereafter websites will no longer be able to force readers to sign up for a subscription after viewing a fixed number of free articles.

Chrome adds PWA Omnibox Install Button which helps users to install Progressive Web Apps on the desktop, by adding an install button to the address bar.


Now Adobe Flash is now turned off by default, but you can manually enable to feature by going to chrome://settings/content/flash

Dark mode feature has been improved and the prefers-color-scheme media query, allows you to adjust the look and feel of your site to match the user’s preferred mode.

According to Google release notes, Chrome 76 contains a number of fixes and improvements — a list of changes is available in the log. Watch out for upcoming Chrome and Chromium blog posts about new features and big efforts delivered in 76.

All the platform desktop users can update to Chrome 76.0.3809.87 by checking here Settings -> Help -> About Google Chrome, you will receive the auto-update.

Android and iOS user can download the new Chrome 76 in the Play Store and App Store.

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BALAJI is a Former Security Researcher (Threat Research Labs) at Comodo Cybersecurity. Editor-in-Chief & Co-Founder - Cyber Security News & GBHackers On Security.


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