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4 ways Chrome's Safe Browsing protects you from devious Internet dangers

Ian Paul | April 14, 2016
Google's Safe Browsing program proactively protects Chrome users and others from malicious threats online.

Social engineering

Blocking potentially malicious ads and annoying software is great, but social engineering attacks are also a growing threat online. These are basically advanced phishing techniques that try to mimic a trusted brand, create fake warning pages, or fake logins. Google started blocking sites with this kind of deceptive content in November.


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