On March 21, 2022, the President of the United States explained that he expects cyber attacks to increase during the Russian-Ukrainian conflict. That’s why it’s really important to take a proactive approach and keep all your “open doors” as updated as possible to avoid being targeted for cyber attack.
Speaking of which, Google released a statement on March 25th about an emergency security patch to their Chrome browser. This means that they found a possible security weakness in their browser and are providing you with an update so that you can proactively take control of your cyber security. If you decide not to update your Chrome browser, you open yourself up to the possibly of a cyber attack.
How to Update Your Chrome Browser in 5 Simple Steps
You need to go to your settings to verify the version of Chrome that you’re using, and update it if it’s less than Version 99.0.4844.84 (Official Build) (arm64). Here’s how to update your Chrome browser in 5 simple steps.
- On your computer, open Chrome
- At the top right, click the 3 dots next to your profile pic
- Click Help, and then About Google Chrome
- Click Update Google Chrome
* Important: If you can’t find this button, you’re on the latest version, and are safe(r).
- Click Relaunch
Now you should feel more confident that you’re browsing the internet in a more secure way.