Chrome 80 released with Silent Notifications and Restrict Third-Party Cookies Access

Last month Microsoft launched its Chromium browser with a lot of features like chrome. Every browser ensures the privacy of the user so as to Google. Google has rolled out the latest version of Chrome 80 with silent notifications to Windows, Mac, and Linux stable channels. Along with silent notifications, Chrome 80 also comes with Fixes of 56 Security Patches.

The new interface of Chrome will show a bell icon in the Omnibox of browser. You can usually block notification from a particular website by clicking on it. According to Google,” new, quieter notification permission UI that reduces the interruptiveness of notification permission requests”. Google says the silent notification feature will be automatically enabled for the users who generally don’t opt-in. You can manually enable it via Settings > Site Settings > Notifications > Use Quieter Messaging.

In a video posted on YouTube SameSite shared about Cookies Classification. The video explains how they restrict third-party access to cookie and first-party access by default. They suggest the developers use (sameSite=Lax) for first-party and (SameSite+None) for third-party to show the access to cookies.

Chrome 80 will start rolling out from 4 February but Classification of Cookie will begin later. The Security patches fix, with silent notifications and User interface improvements, in Chrome 80are there. You can check the official video and the SameSite webpage for a better understanding of updates.

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