Google Chrome Most Unsafe Browser In 2022 With 303 Vulnerabilities.

By: Seat Earnings

Google Chrome might be the most popular browser in the world, but it's also the most unsafe. A report published by Atlas VPN reveals that 303 vulnerabilities were discovered for Chrome in just 2022 alone. To date, this brings the total number of vulnerabilities discovered for Chrome to 3,159. 

Google Chrome is the only browser with new vulnerabilities in the five days in October. Recent ones include CVE-2022-3318, CVE-2022-3314, CVE-2022-3311, CVE-2022-3309, and CVE-2022-3307. 

Browsers Vulnerabilities  

The CVE programme tracks security flaws and vulnerabilities across multiple platforms. The database does not list details for these flaws yet, but the report said they can lead to memory corruption on a computer. 

Mozilla's Firefox  

Mozilla's Firefox browser is in second place for vulnerabilities, with 117 of them. 

Microsoft Edge   

Microsoft Edge had 103 vulnerabilities as of October 5, 61 per cent more than the entire year of 2021. Overall, it has had 806 vulnerabilities since its release. 


Next is Safari, which has some of the lowest levels of vulnerabilities. For example, in the first three quarters of 2022, it had 26 vulnerabilities, and its number for cumulative vulnerabilities 1,139 since its release, the report said.  


Meanwhile, the Opera browser had no documented vulnerabilities so far in 2022 and only 344 total vulnerabilities.  

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