Google is no stranger to battling online threats and protecting users, it first began the process about 8 years ago.
Yes, it was in 2007, that the Mountain View company introduced Safe Browsing.
This security protocol in Google Chrome, protects users from malicious websites and any malware they may contain.
Google is constantly updating the way Safe Browsing works, to make sure it detects new techniques used by phishing scammers and bad websites.
One of the evil things that this protocol protects users is from is Unwanted Software, which Google terms UwS, and pronounces it as ooze (ridiculous, but that’s what it calls it). These are actually similar [...]
Google is no stranger to combat online threats, the Mountain View company has long been protecting its users using several kinds of online safety protocols.
This includes the likes of various tools like Anti-spam and Anti-phishing methods, which it uses in its services.
The latter is achieved through the company’s browsing system, which is called Safe Browsing. Google proudly states that it has protected (and continues to) over 1 Billion people from online attacks for a whopping eight years.
As time progresses, safety protocols evolve, and sadly so do attack methods. From malvertising (malicious ads) to PUPs (Potentially unwanted programs), the [...]
Google Chrome is the most popular browser in the world, and the Mountain View company does its best to help the user stay secure online.
From blocking malware to unwanted downloads, the browser has its own layer of security.
One such security option in Chrome is the Google Safe Browsing protocol. It was introduced back in 2006, even before the browser made its debut as part of the company’s screening process for websites. What it does is, it places a huge Red screening warning the user, that “The site ahead contains malware”.
Chances are you may have seen it once or twice. This warning sign is usually found on websites which offer [...]