Opera security updates

Two new versions of Opera were released recently. The first, Opera 63.0.3368.88, includes security fixes and crash fixes. The release announcement doesn’t mention the vulnerabilities addressed in 63.0.3368.88, and neither does the change log, which is annoying. Presumably it’s left as an exercise for the user to research vulnerabilities in Opera, as documented on sites like Mitre.

The second new version, Opera 63.0.3368.94, sports a new version of the Chromium engine and more crash fixes. Again, there’s not much to learn from the release announcement or change log.

To check the version of Opera you’re running and install any available new version, click Opera’s menu button (the big ‘O’ at the top left usually) and navigate to Update & Recovery…

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Jeff Rivett has worked with and written about computers since the early 1980s. His first computer was an Apple II+, built by his father and heavily customized. Jeff's writing appeared in Computist Magazine in the 1980s, and he created and sold a game utility (Ultimaker 2, reviewed in the December 1983 Washington Apple Pi Journal) to international markets during the same period. Proceeds from writing, software sales, and contract programming gigs paid his way through university, earning him a Bachelor of Science (Computer Science) degree at UWO. Jeff went on to work as a programmer, sysadmin, and manager in various industries. There's more on the About page, and on the Jeff Rivett Consulting site.

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