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Chrome Vulnerability – Update your Chrome Browser to 99.0.4844.84

Google has issued an emergency update to its Chrome browser due to an high threat level exploit known as CVE-2022-1096, a ‘zero-day’ vulnerability.

This emergency update (99.0.4844.84), for macOS, Windows and Linux devices, will roll out to users over the next few days/weeks. To ensure you are protected against this threat, we recommend you update your Chrome browser to release 99.0.4844.84 immediately. 

Step-by-step instructions for updating your Chrome browser to this safer version:

Update Chrome on macOS

Update Chrome on Windows OS

Proactively taking these steps on your devices will afford you the swiftest protection, if you have further questions or concerns regarding this threat, please contact our IS Service Desk at 758-HELP (336-758-4357).

To report suspected or suspicious cyber activity, or for more information on how IS protects Wake Forest University from these and other threats, please contact our Information Systems Security team at infosec@wfu.edu.