Google Safe Browsing Stories April 17

As of last year, Google Safe Browsing defends 3 billion devices from nefarious links, sites, malware, and more depending on the platform. Starting this month, its protections now apply to the WebView used by Android apps that don’t open a browser or use Chrome Custom Tabs.

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Google Safe Browsing Stories December 1, 2017

In recent years, Google has expanded the scope of Safe Browsing to Gmail on the web and third-party Android apps, while protecting against more kinds of threats. The latest update adds additional protections in the forms of user warnings against Android apps that collect user and device data without permission.

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Google Safe Browsing Stories September 11, 2017

Over the past year, Google has expanded the number of devices that its Safe Browsing protections can work on. As a result, the company today announced that its service for presenting warnings before nefarious links now works on more than three billion devices worldwide.

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Google Safe Browsing Stories March 1, 2017

In recent months, Google has expanded the scope of Safe Browsing protections to cover both Android and Gmail on the web. New changes are now aimed at defending Chrome users on macOS against unwanted software and malware targeting.

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Google Safe Browsing Stories November 9, 2016

Google launches new ‘Safe Browsing’ website for users and developers alike

As if protecting Chrome users from phishing and malware wasn’t enough, Google has today launched an entirely new “Safe Browsing” website that outlines the company’s policies, provides helpful documentation for webmasters, and provides access to the Safe Browsing APIs for developers…

Google Safe Browsing Stories November 8, 2016

Google Safe Browsing will now label consistently harmful sites as ‘Repeat Offenders’

Over the past year, Google has expanded what Safe Browsing warns and protects against, as well as the type of devices the protection is available on. The security feature will now label sites that only temporarily clean up harmful activity as “Repeat Offenders.”

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