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All Google Chrome users are warned to change their settings TODAY to delete the data websites keep on you

GOOGLE has released an update to its popular Chrome browser, and there are some really important new settings that deserve your attention.

In fact, if you’re worried about what data websites have collected, this change is definitely for you.

The latest innovation is a win for those worried about privacy

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The latest innovation is a win for those worried about privacyCredit: SOPA/LightRocket Image via Gett

Previously, Google only allowed you to delete cookies that individual websites had on you.

But now the tech giant has decided to beef up its security tools with the chance to delete ALL the data a website is holding.

It is part of the latest version, Chrome 97, currently available.

Once installed, go to Setting to begin.

From there, choose Security and privacy, followed by Website Settings.

Then you can go to View permissions and data stored on the website, where you’ll be able to see and delete what you like.

It’s one of several improvements Google has made to the world’s most popular web browser.

The zoom setting has been fine-tuned so it will remember whether you’ve left different web pages near or far.

There are also performance tweaks on the regular bonnet.

This includes fixes for tens of “critical” flaw exposed by experts.

Essential Google updates usually install automatically, but it’s worth checking as a precaution.

You can do this by going to Help in the main settings menu at the top right, then select About Google Chrome.

Make sure you have the latest update NOW

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Make sure you have the latest update NOWCredit: PA
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Popular Twitch creator Slider has banned from the platform after sharing nude photos of fellow streamer Amouranth.

And internet users have been encouraged check their online account against one of the worst cyber threats of 2021.


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