An In-Depth Look at the New Features in Google Chrome 71
Google has released a new version of its browser, and while the updated feature lineup includes several new goodies, the focus this time is clearly on the security the app can provide to users.
First and foremost, Google Chrome 71 includes patches for a total of 43 security issues that were reported by various researchers. Full details on what’s being fixed, as well as the bounties offered by Google to the researchers who discovered the bugs, are available here.
One key highlight in this browser update is the introduction of additional controls that block what Google calls “harmful experiences” when loading specifics websites.
Google detailed this approach back in November, explaining that Google Chrome 71 would block all ads on websites where the company has discovered “persistent abusive experiences.”
Basically, the search giant says this policy only impacts “a sm… (read more)