Google updated its Chrome browser for Android devices, enhancing the security structure and fixing bugs.Security flaws that were fixed were classified as “medium severity”. Google paid $ 500 for each researcher who reported any.The seven errors included a Scripting Vulnerability multi-applications and cookie theft by a malicious application site.
The new version of Chrome for Android also has improved the technology sandbox that isolates sites so that malicious code does not affect the operation of the browser.“This is possible thanks to innovative multi-process architecture in Chrome for Android, along with isolation technology Android user ID (UID),” wrote Google software engineer Jay Civell,the official blog .
The enhanced sandbox functionality is automatically used on devices running Android version 4.1 operating system (Jelly Bean).The update is also available for users of devices with version 4.0 of Android, called Ice Cream Sandwich.
Google also maintains a list of bugs in Chrome for Android that affect areas like fonts, languages, display of site settings, third party applications and scrolling.