Gmail security check routinely identifies Brave browser as Chrome, why?

When visiting the rather obscure link in Gmail that leads one to a table showing the IP Addresses and the various times that particular GMail account was opened, the table invariably shows the browser as Chrome, when I have been using Brave. In fact, I do not even have Chrome on my HP machine, only Edge and Brave.

What could be causing this?

That’s because Brave uses the same user agent string as Chrome. That’s most likely what this security log in GMail is looking at and so it can’t tell the difference between Brave and Chrome.

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Thank goodness! Let’s hope Google will never recognized Brave, otherwise most websites would kick us out.