Report Says – Google Safe Browsing Protects 3 Billion Devices From Dangerous Sites, Links And Other Similar Sources
With huge increase of malicious activities over the past few years, many of the antivirus companies are regularly updating their software in order to make the web as safe as possible. Just like Avast, McAfee, Quick Heal Total Security, and Kaspersky are providing virus protection software, Google has expanded a number of devices under which safe browsing protection is available.
According to the new statistics revealed by the company, Google now holds three billion devices worldwide that warns user before nefarious links affects user data. According to Google, Safe Browsing works by throwing a bright red warning page that the user immediately has to bypass before any further damage is done. Such protection first arose in 2007 when malicious activities get a move on and later activities involving Safe Browsing expanded in terms of the threats it counters.
Earlier, Safe Browsing was expanded on third-party Android apps as well as to Gmail on the web. Meanwhile, Safe Browsing also protects against more threats including unwanted software on macOS and more aggressive labeling of sites.
Going forward, Google has planned its strategies for overcoming threats attacks by making use of artificial intelligence and by optimizing mobile devices in a better way.
Last year with iOS 10, Safari browser on iPads and iPhones adopted a new efficient Safe Browsing technology that gives a protection boost to all the iPhone users.