Report: Browser “Chrome” does not protect users’ sensitive data




Report: Browser “Chrome” does not protect users’ sensitive data
Your browser does not provide the protection of information stored in databases
October 11, 2013

Researchers from the company “Identity Finder” specialized in the field of data protection for tests web browser “Chrome” of the company “Google” of America in order to make sure that the degree of protection provided by the browser to sensitive user data.

The report noted that the company “Chrome” does not provide protection for important data such as: e-mail addresses, phone numbers, bank account numbers and credit card numbers.

Anyone can share the same network with a user “Chrome” to reach the sensitive information stored in databases browser is not protected at all, according to the report, through the use of specific types of Trojans.

This gap has appeared as security from a browser “Chrome 2.0”, and the “Google” has alerted users “Chrome” existence, without taking any step for the purpose of closing, according to the report.

Security experts indicates that a user can “Chrome” data protection through carrying delete the data record or browsing through adjust Mtcefha the advantage of not storing this data.

It is worth mentioning that this is not the first time that exposed the browser “Chrome” to criticism because of the weakness in the protection of user data, as indicated earlier study published by “NSS Labs” specialized in the field of research of information security, that the browser “Chrome” is one of the weakest browsers the protection of privacy, while the longer Microsoft’s browser “Internet Explorer” the best in this area.
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