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WhiteHat Security Researcher Matt Johansen Finds Flaws In Chrome OS

by arupchou on July 1, 2011

Though Google claims Chrome OS to be one of the most secure operating systems, WhiteHat security researcher Matt chrome osJohansen said that he was discovered vulnerability in a Chrome OS application which allowed him to gain control over a Google e-mail account. Though Google has fixed the bug, Johansen said that it has discovered other apps with similar flaws. Johansen was paid $ 1000 by Google for reporting the flaw

Stealing Of Data

Johansen said the security flaw will allow hackers to steal data when it moves between the cloud and the Chrome OS browser. The apps pointed by Johansen for the vulnerability are extensions belonging from Google’s Chrome Web Store. Johansen said that its because of the flaw in design of the operating system of Chrome that allows leakage of data.

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1 Kenny 07.01.11 at 2:54 am

people said chrome is very secure, so i install it .some news reported that chromeos can protect you information.i believe them ,now,which one should i believe.maybe i should back to XP and avant browser.

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