Google warns Chrome users more than 250 million times per month for malicious websites

Posted 18 April 2017 18:02 CEST by Jan Willem Aldershoff

Google warns its Chrome users more than 250 million times per month for websites that contain malware, deceptive phishing sites or other dangerous pages, according to the company on its blog. The browser uses to Google Safe Browsing to protect users.

Google Safe Browsing is a blacklist service that Google launched 10 years ago and which is used by Chrome, Firefox, Opera and Safari to warn users for malcious websites.

According to Google the feature is one of the components that makes Chrome ‘secure by default’.

Google also announced that it has paid more than $3.5 million to external security researchers for reporting vulnerabilities in its Chrome Browser.



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