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Update Google Chrome right now to get this crucial new security feature – BGR

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At this point, if you’ve visited our website at all in the last few months, we shouldn’t have to convince you to download the latest updates for all of your apps and devices when they drop. Zero-day vulnerabilities are discovered nearly on a daily basis, and one of the best ways to ensure that your private data stays private is to get the updates right away. To that point, we hope that every Chrome user has already updated their browser to version 90, but if you’re holding out for some reason (or just forgot), Google shared yet another reason to update this week.

Alex Gough, an engineer on the Chrome platform security team, revealed in a blog post on Tuesday that Chrome 90 for Windows devices adopts Hardware-enforced Stack Protection, which Microsoft announced back in March. This mitigation technology makes it more difficult for hackers to exploit security bugs, and is supported by any computers with the Windows 20H1 December update…

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