Tag: Chrome

Monitoring&Analysis, Security, Software

Google to trial drastically truncated URLs in Chrome in anti-phishing move

August 20, 2020

Via: ITWorld Networking

Google will run a trial with Chrome 86, the browser set to release in October, that will hide much of a site’s URL as a way to foil phishing attacks. “We’re … going to experiment with how URLs are shown […]


4 Chrome extensions that make you more productive in Gmail

May 5, 2017

Via: Networkworld Software

While Gmail alone can dramatically improve your email efficiency, Gmail and Chrome together make a one-two productivity punch that’s hard to beat. Here are four Chrome extensions that help reduce the time you spend in your inbox so you can […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Phishing attacks using internationalized domains are hard to block

April 24, 2017

Via: CSO

The latest version of Google Chrome, released earlier this week, restricts how domain names that use non-Latin characters are displayed in the browser. This change is in response to a recently disclosed technique that could allow attackers to create highly […]

Monitoring&Analysis, Security

Chrome extensions will soon have to tell you what data they collect

November 17, 2016

Via: Networkworld Security

Google is about to make it harder for Chrome extensions to collect your browsing data without letting you know about it, according to a new policy announced. Starting in mid-July, developers releasing Chrome extensions will have to comply with a […]