Chrome for Android protects you from dangerous websites

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  1. Jeffrey

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    Chrome has been protecting you from malware and sketchy websites for sometime. Now Chrome is protecting your Smartphone as well.

    "Google Safe Browsing has been protecting well over a billion desktop users against malware, unwanted software, and social engineering sites on the web for years. Today, we’re pleased to announce that we’ve extended our protective umbrella to hundreds of millions of Chrome users on Android".

    You most likely have it but if you don't...

    How To Get It
    If you’re an Android user, you probably already have it! This new Safe Browsing client on Android is part of Google Play Services, starting with version 8.1. The first app to use it is Chrome, starting with version 46—we’re now protecting all Android Chrome users by default. If you look at Chrome’s Settings > Privacy menu, you can verify that Safe Browsing is enabled and that you’re protected. Chrome warns you about dangerous sites as shown below. It does this while preserving your privacy, just like on desktop.


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    Could you not find a bigger Chrome logo for this thread @Jeffrey? Haha!

    This is good news though. Glad to see them being proactive with protecting users.
     
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    LOL.. didn't realise that it would post so big but I liked it so I left it....
     
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    It's great. Literally won't completely fit in my browser window on my PC. Like a boss.
     
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    Glad you like it...
     
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    OMG! It gets even bigger when you click it! The lines are so clean. I'd like to know what they used to create this beast-image.
     
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    Don't know.. I did a G search for the image and it came up first..
     
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    I just looked at it on a 24" screen. Anyone remember playing Simon?
     
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    It was just resized down to 500x500
     
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    Boo. I liked the largest chrome logo I've ever seen. And like @Jonny Kansas said, the lines were perfect. Zero pixelation at all.
     
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    Yeah. The new one isn't near as impressive @Jeffrey. And my screen's only 20".
     
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    Hahaha, I had to see it for myself and you are so right. <3 when companies use vector logos. The lines, they be so clear!
     
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