Monday, 16 November 2015

Google Chrome Now Also Protects Against Social Engineering

Google Chrome has the protection of its users expanded. Chrome previously protected its users against all phishing sites and websites with malware, social engineering is now also added. Social engineering attack websites posing as a trusted party and want to make the visitor believe that the web content is provided by the trusted party.


According to the Internet giant is going beyond traditional social engineering and phishing involves more instances of misleading web content. As an example, a website that uses the Google Chrome logo and offering a so-called update for the browser, or a page that occurs as Google support and the user requests a number to call. If Chrome detects such misleading websites let users now see a warning.

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