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Offline Kees1958

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Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« on: May 17, 2018, 11:01:23 PM »
Question:

Chrome 66 patched some vulnabilities. Avast browser is still version 65. Has Avast implemented the security changes of Chrome 66 in the Safe Avast Browser? I really hope you did, otherwise (theory) the Avast Brrowser Safe browser is vulnarable to exploits (making it a not so safe browser).

Please explain how you manage to keep it safe while lagging in version.

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Re: Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« Reply #1 on: July 05, 2018, 10:20:13 PM »
HHHEEELLLOOOooo...

KEES calling ONDREJ come in ONDREJ  ;D

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Re: Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« Reply #2 on: July 06, 2018, 01:42:35 PM »
HHHEEELLLOOOooo...

KEES calling ONDREJ come in ONDREJ  ;D
Until they fix the auto update, you need to go here and download and install the latest version.



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Re: Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« Reply #3 on: July 07, 2018, 01:28:34 PM »
You would think it would be vital for the inbuilt updater to work.

Ridiculous that you have to manual check, hunt around to see if their is any updates .  Or use a third party updater checker like sumo to check.

Even avast update checker does not list it.

So much for a secure browser.

Edit: latest update version is 67.0.640.99 just updated

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Re: Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« Reply #4 on: July 07, 2018, 03:01:27 PM »
You would think it would be vital for the inbuilt updater to work.

Ridiculous that you have to manual check, hunt around to see if their is any updates .  Or use a third party updater checker like sumo to check.

Even avast update checker does not list it.

So much for a secure browser.

Edit: latest update version is 67.0.640.99 just updated
You are correct in stating that this is a pain.
It's still more secure than the Chrome and other browsers due to it's added security features
and the Bank Mode feature. :)
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Re: Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« Reply #5 on: August 21, 2018, 01:59:50 PM »
I am very happy to say Avast secure Browser updated automatically.  :)

Thanks at last, I am now a happy camper ;)

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Re: Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« Reply #6 on: August 21, 2018, 09:40:51 PM »
I am very happy to say Avast secure Browser updated automatically.  :)

Thanks at last, I am now a happy camper ;)

Yes, they finally got the auto update process applied. :)
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Re: Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« Reply #7 on: August 22, 2018, 07:25:19 AM »
Yes ASB automatically (magically) updated even tho I did not use the browser. 
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Re: Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« Reply #8 on: August 22, 2018, 06:18:29 PM »
It must be the Browser can update in the background without initiating a version check/update.
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Re: Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« Reply #9 on: August 23, 2018, 06:44:35 AM »
It must be the Browser can update in the background without initiating a version check/update.
Confirmed. :)
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Re: Version of Avast Safe Browser behind official Chrome
« Reply #10 on: August 24, 2018, 01:15:41 AM »
Thanks Asyn. :)
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