That's not really what I've read. Google has been very clear where all of their security vulnerabilities lie with Chrome, and what they're trying to do about it.C++ has been updated many times. You can write safe code in c++. Just use a library if you don’t like the built in memory management.
Hypothetically being able to write safe C++ code in large applications is different then what seems to happen in practice. Bad code can happen in any language, its just that in C++ it is especially egregious.