The Chrome 25 beta will also disable third-party extensions installed without users' consent.
As more and more PCs have touchscreens, door opens wider for Google's mobile operating system. Perhaps Android could challenge Windows on its own turf.
While bogus upgrades do not follow every Chrome update, security vendor GFI Software expects criminals to set more traps in the future.
Google on Thursday upgraded Chrome, improving the browser's start-up performance and patching two dozen security vulnerabilities.
This handy extension gives you total control over what prints and what doesn't—and lets you "print" PDFs if you prefer.
Starting with version 25 of Google Chrome, browser extensions installed offline by other applications will not be enabled until users give their permission through a dialog box in the browser interface.
Can you get all your work done without ever leaving your Web browser? We tested a suite of Chrome extensions to see if they're up to the task.
Google has shipped a stronger Flash Player sandbox for the OS X version of Chrome, making good on an August promise to ship a Mac browser better able to ward off exploits of the Adobe software.