Chrome is the most vulnerable browser
According to safety statistics VulDBa total of 303 vulnerabilities have been discovered in Chrome since the beginning of the year. Among them are 6 critical zero-day bugs (unfixed) and one of them only appeared in September. Google later fixed this bug with a software update.
Firefox trails Chrome with 117 vulnerabilities, less than half. In third place is Microsoft Edge with 103 vulnerabilities. Remarkably, there are only 26 vulnerabilities in Safari.
consequences BGR, It’s easy to understand when hackers target Google Chrome because it’s the most popular browser in the world. Meanwhile, Safari surprises by finding very few vulnerabilities compared to the popularity of this browser.
consequences statistics counter, Chrome dominates with 65.7% of the global market share, followed by Safari with 18.7%. Edge is in third place with 4.3%, just ahead of Firefox with 3.1%.
To maintain browser security, manufacturers recommend that users always install the latest version or opt out of automatic update mode. In Google Chrome, the user opens “Settings” and selects “About Chrome” to allow the system to check for new updates.