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Google releases Chrome 71 with a focus on security; see what's new | Browsers

In addition to the news, the issue brings the fix to 43 platform security vulnerabilities. According to the specialized website Bleeping Computer, the mobile device component of the app should be released in the coming weeks.

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Chrome gains new features that seek to protect users Photo: Melissa Cruz / TechTudoChrome gains new features that seek to protect users Photo: Melissa Cruz / TechTudo

Chrome gains new features that seek to protect users Photo: Melissa Cruz / TechTudo

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Among the new functions of the browser, there is the automatic blocking of sites that display abusive or misleading advertisements. Advertisements of this kind are considered to include malware promotion, areas of hidden clicks, false mouse indicators, non-interactive redirects, phishing, false messages and alerts or misleading behavior. The browser will also begin to alert you to web pages that request user data to charge for future charges without your consent.

New version of Chrome is now available Photo: Reproduction / Taysa CoelhoNew version of Chrome is now available Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

New version of Chrome is now available Photo: Reproduction / Taysa Coelho

Still focused on the issue of security, Chrome 71 prevents the automatic execution of sound generated by the Speech Synthesis API, which allows you to convert text into synthesized audio speech. The functionality is very useful to make a page accessible, but it is also used for scams. With the update, Google will require developers to include user interaction to add the API.

Via Bleeping Computer and FossBytes

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