Chrome Zero Day Vulnerability Noticed on Halloween

https://www.zdnet.com/article/halloween-scare-google-discloses-chrome-zero-day-exploited-in-the-wild/

ZDNet points out that Google Chrome has a Zero-day vulnerability – which means you cannot patch or fix your Chrome Browser.

The above image is from a Mac Chrome browser, thus I want to make sure you know any Chrome browser (including on Android or IPhone as well).

I have discussed Zero-Day vulnerabilities before (Dec15/15 post):

Zero-Day Attacks And Why Patching Means Catching Up

Here is a risk management matrix:

So this new vulnerability is a high impact and maybe a medium likelihood.  You can reduce your likelihood by being extra careful to phishing attacks.

Update Nov 5th : the Chrome Zero-day vulnerability was patched: https://www.techradar.com/news/google-patches-another-major-chrome-zero-day

So now it  is up to all of us that use Chrome to patch and update your software!!

Contact us to discuss how your risk matrix looks.

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