Posts Tagged ‘Steam’

Steam Uses Insecure, Out-of-Date Chromium Browser

Thursday, February 11th, 2016

If your children are gamers (or if you are,) then this article offers some food for thought regarding the popular Steam client.

Valve has integrated a custom version of the Chromium web browser in its Steam client that displays web content to Steam users. If the past couple of weeks have shown anything, it is that custom Chromium or Chrome versions are a security risk more often than not. Google analyzed third-party implementations of its Chromium browser recently, and came to the conclusion that they made user systems less secure despite claiming the opposite.