27 August 2014

Google has issued updates for Chrome, including 50 security fixes for a range of vulnerabilities it rates as high and critical.

This update takes Chrome to version 37.0.2062.94 for Windows, OS X, and Linux operating systems.

You can manually check for and apply updates by going to the Chrome Menu > About Google Chrome > Update Google Chrome.

Mac users can set automatic updates in About Google Chrome.

Google also indicates the availability of updates by varying the colour of the menu icon to green (available for 2 days), orange (4 days), red (7 days or more), helping you to apply updates in a timely manner.

You should update your systems as soon as possible.

More information

Google has more useful advice on updating Chrome.

How to set automatic updates on your computer.

The information provided here is of a general nature. Everyone's circumstances are different. If you require specific advice you should contact your local technical support provider.

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