New Hardware-Enforced Exploitation Protection For Chrome For Windows

New Hardware-Enforced Exploitation Protection for Chrome for Windows

With new mitigation technologies, Google renders Chrome for Windows more resistant to vulnerability exploitation. Chrome for Windows now has Hardware-enforced Stack Protection, which increases its resilience to vulnerability exploitation.

The processor manages a shadow stack of legitimate return addresses with this mitigation technology, which is available in Windows 10 20H1 or later on processors that support Control-flow Enforcement Technology (CET), making it more difficult for threat actors to write exploits.

The Stack Protection can mitigate a variety of exploitation techniques when combined with existing protection measures, but it may affect consistency if it is incompatible with software that loads itself into Chrome.

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