Google Chrome is a browser that combines a minimal design with sophisticated technology to make the Web faster, safer, and easier. Use one box for everything--type in the address bar and get suggestions for both search and Web pages. Thumbnails of your top sites let you access your favorite pages instantly with lightning speed from any new tab. Reviewed by downloaddd. Desktop shortcuts allow you to launch your favorite Web apps straight from your desktop.
What's new in this version: * Chrome 8 now contains a built in PDF viewer that is secured in Chrome's sandbox. * Low Possible pop-up blocker bypass. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (SkyLined). * Medium Cross-origin video theft with canvas. Credit to Nirankush Panchbhai and Microsoft Vulnerability Research (MSVR). * Low Browser crash with HTML5 databases. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Inferno). * Low Prevent excessive file dialogs, possibly leading to browser crash. Credit to Cezary Tomczak (gosu.pl). * High Use after free in history handling. Credit to Stefan Troger. * Low Browser crash with HTTP proxy authentication. Credit to Mohammed Bouhlel. * Medium Out-of-bounds read regression in WebM video support. Credit to Google Chrome Security Team (Chris Evans), based on earlier testcases from Mozilla and Microsoft (MSVR). * High Crash due to bad indexing with malformed video. Credit to miaubiz. * Medium Possible browser memory corruption via malicious privileged extension. Credit to kuzzcc. * High Use after free with SVG animations. Credit to Sï¿½?awomir Bï¿½?aÅ¼ek. * Medium Use after free in mouse dragging event handling. Credit to kuzzcc. * High Double free in XPath handling. Credit to Yang Dingning from NCNIPC, Graduate University of Chinese Academy of Sciences. * We would like to offer special thanks -- and a number of rewards -- to Aki Helin of OUSPG for his extensive help with the new PDF feature. We'd also like to extend thanks to Sergey Glazunov and Marc Schoenefeld for finding bugs during the development cycle such that they never reached a stable build.