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Chrome 10 brings Flash sandboxing and new settings UI

Mar 12, 2011, 23:05 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ryan Paul)

"Google has issued a new stable release of the Chrome Web browser and is rolling it out to users. The new version introduces some noteworthy JavaScript performance enhancements, new plug-in security features, improved support for synchronization, and a new user interface for managing the browser's settings.

"Plug-ins have historically been a major attack vector for Internet malware—particularly Adobe's Flash and Acrobat plug-ins, which are notoriously insecure. Rather than seriously addressing the issue, Adobe has capitalized on the poor security of its own software by bundling unwanted McAfee crapware in Flash and Acrobat updates"

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