Chrome 84 released with security fixes

Google has released a new version of the Chrome browser to the stable branch. Chrome 84 is a maintenance release that fixes a number of security vulnerabilities, and also includes a few improvements.

Google Chrome is the most popular web browser which exists for all major platforms like Windows, Android and Linux. It comes with a powerful rendering engine which supports all modern web standards.

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Version 84 of the browser is notable for resolving 38 security issues. Here are some highlights: Show/Hide

Improvements in Chrome 84

  • Google continues to roll out the SameSite cookie restriction. The process was suspended in Chrome 80. Chrome is enforcing secure-by-default handling of third-party cookies as part of our ongoing effort to improve privacy and security across the web.
  • TLS 1.0 and TLS 1.1 are deprecated starting in Chrome 84. Both protocols can still be used in Chrome 84, but will be removed in the future.
  • Users will get a warning in the developer console about insecure downloads via the plain HTTP.Chrome Block Insecure Downloads In ActionChrome Block Insecure Downloads
  • Chrome will suppress abusive web notifications starting in version 84.

Download Links

Web installer: Google Chrome 64-bit
MSI/Enterprise installer: Google Chrome MSI Installers for Windows

Note: The offline installer doesn't support the automatic update feature of Chrome. By installing it this way, you will be forced to always update your browser manually.

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