Even though Google already offers a variety of protection tools for its users (from Safe Browsing API to Sandbox), it does not stop here.
According to the Chromium Blog, Google is announcing a new feature that will protect users against suspicious downloads.
When hosted file URL matches the one of malicious websites (from Google’s Safe Browsing API), the following warning will be displayed:
When is it coming?
According to source, such feature is expected in the next stable release of Google Chrome and as of today, will check Windows executable downloads only.
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