Google exposes security bugs in rival browsers

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Google exposes security bugs in rival browsers

A Google security researcher has found a number of major exploits which affect most web browsers except its own.

The employee, Michal Zalewski, wrote about the new cross_fuzz tool which helps identify a string of bugs in Internet Explorer, Firefox, Opera, and all WebKit browsers. Missing from the list is Google's own web browser, Chrome.
Technically WebKit applies to a number of browsers, including Safari and Chrome, but with Chrome being one of the main web browsers, backed by a major company, it looks suspicious that its name would be hidden under the WebKit title, something many Chrome users may not be aware of.


Read more: Google exposes security bugs in rival browsers - Hides its own under WebKit banner | TechEye
 

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