Chrome beta 8.0.552.28 for all platforms

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  1. vasa1

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    Doritoes, please take a look at this:

    XSS Auditor
    Enables WebKit's XSS Auditor (cross-site scripting protection). This feature aims to protect you from certain attacks of malicious web sites. It improves your security, but it might not be compatible with all web sites.

    Caveat -- this is the warning accompanying the items found in about:flags:

    Careful, these experiments may bite
    WARNING These experimental features may change, break, or disappear at any time. We make absolutely no guarantees about what may happen if you turn one of these experiments on, and your browser may even spontaneously combust. Jokes aside, your browser may delete all your data, or your security and privacy could be compromised in unexpected ways. Please proceed with caution.
     
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    There's also this:
    Just like we do with web pages viewed in Chrome, we’ve built in an additional layer of security called the “sandbox” around the Chrome PDF viewer to help protect you from malware and security attacks that are targeted at PDF files. For now, the Chrome PDF viewer is available only in the beta channel, but we look forward to adding more polish and features, as well as making it widely available in the stable channel soon.
     
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    There's also click to play for plug-ins! I was really looking forward to this one!
     
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    On the Dev side, they jumped another ver. :blink: :blink:
     
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    Yeah Dev is 9.0.570.0
     
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    They should be to version 35 by the end of next year.
     
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    Hoping for portableapps to hit up version 9 soon for my USB drive.
     
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    Another point to note is that the built-in pdf viewer is enabled by default. So if one had the Adobe Reader plug-in enabled previously, after the update, opening the first pdf could be quite exciting to say the least.

    Rumour has it that the built-in pdf viewer doesn't rely much on Adobe, but on "another" company's code.
     
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    Rest easy on that note. I have PDF XChange pdf reader app installed on my computer rather than Adobe. I accessed a pdf while using the Chrome beta v8, and it accessed cleanly with no toolbars or headers on top, just the text. I then closed Chrome and opened Firefox and opened the same pdf, and my resident PDF XChange pdf reader opened it. :D
     
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    This is as confirmed as it gets: it relies on Foxit's API!
    https://groups.google.com/a/chromiu...iscuss/browse_thread/thread/b4389dbb600abc81#
     
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    The Chrome Beta channel has been updated to 8.0.552.200 for all platforms. This release contains a number of stability and UI improvements.

    Source

    Many of the entries in the changelog refer to the OS.
     
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