Google released a beta version of its new web browser "Chrome" last week. Since its release, several vulnerabilities have been discovered including drive-by software installs and buffer overflows.

Google has released updates to address several current issues, but more vulnerabilities will probably be discovered over the next several weeks and months as the product is refined. [more]

CoNetrix recommends customers avoid installing Chrome, or any other beta application, in production environments due to the potentially high risk of exposure.

For more information about individual issues in Google's Chrome, refer to the following link: