Defect in the Google Chrome browser allows to download video content from streaming services




Researchers in the field of security revealed a flaw in Google Chrome browser allows Bhmil videos that are displayed from the visual content streaming services such as Netflix Netflix and Amazon Prime Amazon Prime.

The problem lies in the implementation of Google’s Chrome browser for the digital management system, or what is known as DMS user to connect to the visual content of broadcast services.

Where the technology that allows you to view the video in a safe web browser works Widevine send a request for the service that the user wishes to see its content, as the technique works on the reception of the response given encrypt and decrypt the video and send it to the browser to display.

According to Bahin that Google Chrome browser system that allows third parties external to copy the content that is being broadcast when you send it to the browser to run, and works of digital rights management DRM system to allow a live broadcast content to work directly within the browser only.

The company Google has made in 2010 to buy Widevine technology to secure and protect the live broadcast content, the researchers showed that the disorder exists in technology since been added to the browser.

And using Safari browsers from Apple and Microsoft’s Internet Explorer from their own systems for digital rights management DRM, while Opera and Firefox browsers rely on Widevine technology.

The researchers pointed out that the disorder is very simple and can be repaired by patching version of the browser, and that he prefers the company Google to re-design technique Widevine to ensure there are no problems in the contents of the direct visual transmission.

The researchers gave Google 90 days the company to fix the problem before they reveal the imbalance of others available to the public the details now, a spokesman for Google Inc. said it is working to solve the problem.


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