Google now lets you flag deceptive sites with a new Chrome extension

TechCrunch | 6/18/2019 | Staff
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Google today launched a new Chrome extension that allows you to flag suspicious sites for inclusion in the company’s Safe Browsing index, which is used by Chrome and a number of third-party browsers.

In addition, Google is also launching a new warning in Chrome that puts up a roadblock before you visit a site that is potentially trying to trick you into giving up your credentials or download malware.

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Typically, Safe Browsing automatically crawls the web and looks for suspicious sites. With this new extension, you can flag sites that the system hasn’t detected yet. The overall process is pretty simple and the extension gives you the option to include screenshots, the referrer chain that led you to the site and the DOM content of your browser. You get to choose which one of these to send and the screenshot option is off by...
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