Google is releasing latest new Google chrome version 82 in April 2020, along with it Google is planning next Google chrome versions 83, 84 and 85 in June, Auest and September 2020 respectively. Google Chrome latest version 82 is more secure than ever and having lots of advantages and disadvantages to know about new version of Google Chrome 82.
Google chrome browser is very popular for internet browsing but having lots of bugs in Google chrome versions, hackers are using exploit programs and hack the Google chrome to target Google chrome users and breach the end user private data and privacy.
Google Chrome new version 82 about to release in April 2020 and lots of features will no longer supported in this version.
What’s New in Google Chrome Version 82
Lets explore what’s new in Google Chrome version 82 and what are useful features no more supported by it due to security reasons.
Google Chrome version 82 is no more supported following features:
- Google Chrome Web Store Extension : Google chrome version 82 no more supporting the Google Web store extension, due to security reasons. Google did the vulnerability assessment test and found that hacker are attacking via chrome’s extension to compromise the end users PCs and/or smartphones.
- Warns Insecure Downloading : Google chrome version 82 will warns you if you click to download any type of file from non-secure website (HTTP). Google chrome version 82 will recommends to download the files from HTTPS websites only.
- Insecure File Types : Google Chrome version 82 will Warns you if download following types of files from Non-secure websites ( HTTP).
Non-secure file types are:
- Executable files ie. exe, msi, apk etc.
- Archives files i.e zip, iso, tar etc.
- Document files i.e PDF, docx, XLS, txt etc.
- Images, Audio, Video, Text types i.e png, mp3, mp4 etc.
- Removed FTP Support : Google Chrome version 82 is no more longer supporting FTP protocol to remotely access of your websites (Example : ftp:// Website URL). Hacker are using Google Chrome native FTP feature to hack the websites to hiding their IP address using Dark site’s VPNs etc.
- Shutdown Google Chrome Apps : Google Chrome version 82 will no longer supporting Google Chrome Apps store download and install any Apps in chrome version 82 due to vulnerability and security reasons.
Advantages of Google Chrome 82
Lets talk about advantages of latest new version of Google Chrome 82 after closing / shutdown the lots of native features of Google chrome browser.
Google engineers tried to minimize the attacking blueprint surface of Google chrome browser to closing / shutdown the vulnerable features and add-on extensions.
These are the benefits / advantages of Google chrome version 82 that will be make it more secure than ever.
Benefits / advantages of Google Chrome version 82:
- Google chrome version 82 will be more secure
- Google chrome version 82 will be more stable
- Google chrome version 82 will have minimum surface for attacking
- Google chrome version 82 will be light weight
- Google chrome download bundle size will be minimum
- Google chrome version 82 will use less memory of your PC and Smartphone
Disadvantages of Google Chrome 82
Lets talk about the disadvantages of Google chrome version 82, There is lots of disadvantages of Google chrome version 82 over the advantages.
Google chrome version 82 disadvantages:
- Google Chrome users will no more longer use native FTP feature, so users need to use alternative application i.e putty, FileZill, WinSCP, FireFTP or SmartFTP etc.
- Google chrome users will no longer use custom extensions to customize the browsing experience.
- Google chrome users will may face issues to download the files from Non-secure websites ( HTTP).
- Google chrome users no more longer use Google chrome Apps store because Google is shutting down the Google Chrome Apps Store.
Conclusion of Google Chrome 82
In our words, Google is just trying to give more secure experience to their end users, so that they can use Google chrome browser for internet without any worry.
We agree that Google has cut-down major list of features from upcoming Google chrome version 82, but its all about security and trust of users on Google products.
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