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September 5, 2008 / technocrawl

Google launched new Webbrowser ‘Chrome’

Google for the very first time has introduced its new web browser ‘CHROME’, beta version released on 3-sep-2008.

It can be available for free download from the source website:

http:\\www.google.com\chrome

Downloads were also available for Mac and other unix based OS.

Google Chrome is an open source web browser and was named as Chrome since the project started with the name ‘Chromium’.

Here are the few great features of google Chrome,

Black Filtering :

Chrome automatically detects the fradulent, phishing and other reported malware spreading websites and will warn users, if they are about to view such websites.

Sandboxes:

Chromes comes along with sandbox, where security comes in role, this completely prevents the malwares getting installed by itself without user knowledge.

Incognito :

Here is an option named ‘Incognito’, where used can browse safely without storing history and cookies getting downloaded.

speed :

Google’s benchmark results show that chrome is 42.6 times faster then IE7 and 9.7 times than firefox 3.

Chrome is using opensource webkit as rendering engine and has its own javascript virtual machine called “V8″ for running script faster.

Within 48 hours of time of its launch, Google Chrome takes 1% of browser market. So far IE has 70%, firefox 22% and Apple’s Safari has 7% market share.

Its worthy switching over to Chrome, even though it already has crossed ACID1 and ACID2 tests still there it is not capable of rendering few un-managable codes

Google Chrome is not an exception for 0-days, even hackers found bugs and started writing exploit codes even even before the release of chrome. “Carpet Bombing vulnerability” was found and patched by Google already.

but here is a code that you can test on your own risk using Chrome, where it will crash the chrome, since it doesn’t know how to render the stuff that is given in the anchor tag.

Chrome Crash Code

just open up a notepad and type the given HTML code and save it as a html document and open it up using chrome and just hover your mouse pointer where it says Crash Chrome, then your browser will crash by displaying you with an error message as below,

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