Google flips switch on Chrome’s newest defensive technology

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Computerworld - https://www.computerworld.com/article/3289786/web-browsers/google-flips-switch-on-chromes-newest-defensive-technology.html#tk.rss_all

Google has switched on a defensive technology in Chrome that will make it much more difficult for Spectra-like attacks to steal information such as log-on credentials.

Called “Site Isolation,” the new security technology has a decade-long history. But most recently it’s been cited as a shield to guard against threats posed by Spectre, the processor vulnerability sniffed out by Google’s own engineers more than year ago. Google unveiled Site Isolation in late 2017 within Chrome 63, making it an option for enterprise IT staff members, who could customize the defense to shield workers from threats harbored on external sites. Company administrators

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