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May Windows 10 update violates the security of Chrome and many other browsers


Google experts said that Microsoft withUsing the Windows 10 1903 update, it was possible to break the important security feature in all Chromium-based web browsers, including Chrome. At the same time, the security of Microsoft Edge’s own browser was also compromised.

Security Broken is the Chromium sandbox. The sandbox provides users with the ability to run applications in a virtual environment isolated from the operating system. If the program downloaded to the sandbox contains malicious code, it will not be able to access the user’s operating system or infect it.


However, in the May update of 1903 Windows 10Microsoft has identified a line of code to circumvent the sandbox security system. Security breach affected all browsers running on the Chromium platform. In addition to Microsoft Edge, they include such popular browsers as Opera, Brave and Yandex.Browser.

Source: Slashgear

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