Safety & Security

  • Chrome: secure by default, for everyone

    … You shouldn’t need to be a security expert to browse the web, which is why we built Chrome to be secure by default, and easy to use safely by everyone. Chrome protects our users from malicious webpages by showing warnings more than 250 million times each month before users reach dangerous sites. We have also given more than $3.5 million…

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  • Chrome: secure by default, for everyone

    … You shouldn’t need to be a security expert to browse the web, which is why we built Chrome to be secure by default, and easy to use safely by everyone. Chrome protects our users from malicious webpages by showing warnings more than 250 million times each month before users reach dangerous sites. We have also given more than $3.5 million…

    The Official Google Blog- 21 readers -
  • How we stop fraudulent apps from holding you ransom

    … Recently we shared our 2016 Android Security Year in Review, which looks at how we protect Android users and their data. Today, we're taking a closer look at how we shield people from a rare—but particularly disruptive—potentially harmful app (PHA) known as ransomware. We’ve long had protections from ransomware in Android, and we added new ones…

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  • Improve your nonprofit’s account security with 2-step verification

    … While online accounts allow nonprofits to easily communicate with partners, volunteers and donors across the world, this shared network can also leave your account vulnerable to intruders. As your nonprofit continues to grow its online presence, it’s crucial to keep confidential information (e.g., finances or donor’s information) safe. While…

    The Official Google Blog- 23 readers -
  • Improve your nonprofit’s account security with 2-step verification

    … While online accounts allow nonprofits to easily communicate with partners, volunteers and donors across the world, this shared network can also leave your account vulnerable to intruders. As your nonprofit continues to grow its online presence, it’s crucial to keep confidential information (e.g., finances or donor’s information) safe. While…

    The Official Google Blog- 23 readers -
  • Shielding you from Potentially Harmful Applications

    … Earlier this month, we shared an overview of the ways we keep you safe, on Google and on the web, more broadly. Today, we wanted to specifically focus on one element of Android security—Potentially Harmful Applications—highlighting fraudsters’ common tactics, and how we shield you from these threats. “Potentially Harmful Applications…

    The Official Google Blog- 18 readers -
  • Shielding you from Potentially Harmful Applications

    … Earlier this month, we shared an overview of the ways we keep you safe, on Google and on the web, more broadly. Today, we wanted to specifically focus on one element of Android security—Potentially Harmful Applications—highlighting fraudsters’ common tactics, and how we shield you from these threats. “Potentially Harmful Applications…

    The Official Google Blog- 24 readers -
  • Google Wifi: Secure at every point

    … Today is Safer Internet Day, and we hope you’ve taken a few minutes to find out what you can do to stay safe online. But there’s one thing you probably haven’t thought about: the safety of your home network. When we created Google Wifi, we built it from the ground up to be focused on security, with multiple layers of protection. Here’s how…

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 21 readers -
    Earlier about the same topic:
  • Google Wifi: Secure at every point

    … Today is Safer Internet Day, and we hope you’ve taken a few minutes to find out what you can do to stay safe online. But there’s one thing you probably haven’t thought about: the safety of your home network. When we created Google Wifi, we built it from the ground up to be focused on security, with multiple layers of protection. Here’s how…

    The Official Google Blogin Google- 18 readers -
  • The geeky detective-work that protects you online, automatically

    … quickly act on anything that looks unfamiliar. On the web, on Android: we've got you covered A Safe Browsing warning: red means stop! We use similar security tools to help make the web and a huge variety of Android apps and devices safer too. For example, have you ever clicked a link and seen a red warning, like this? That’s Safe Browsing…

    The Official Google Blog- 34 readers -