Posted by: Margaret Rouse
Google Chrome, Malware, Programming
|The most important reason for limiting the security privileges your code requires to run is to reduce the damage that can occur should your code be exploited by a malicious user.
G Andrew Duthie, The Importance of the Principle of Least Privilege
Google Chrome uses the principle of least privilege. Each tab in Chrome is sandboxed (isolated) to prevent malware from installing itself or allowing what happens in one tab to affect what happens in another.