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Google Fixes Chrome Flaws on Eve of PWN2OWN

Heading into an event like PWN2OWN, a noted exercise in browser hacking, you can't be too careful.

With that event set for next week, Google has pushed out an update to its Chrome browser that addresses some 19 security risks, of which 15 are considered to have a high impact.

The latest release, numbered 9.0.597.107, comes just a month after Google pushed out Chrome 9.0.597.94, which itself addressed five security issues.

The latest release also netted a payday for the researchers who brought the high-impact flaws to Google's attention. The firm is paying out $14,000 for the tips, bringing its total payout under the bug bounty program to more than $100,000.

eSecurity Planet has the details.

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Google Updates Chrome Ahead of PWN2OWN