Windows Defender Browser Protection for Google Chrome first look

Discussion in 'Tech news' started by RGiskardR, Apr 19, 2018.

  1. RGiskardR

    RGiskardR Malware Tester Silver Member

    Microsoft published the new security extension Windows Defender Browser Protection for Google Chrome yesterday which adds another link vetting mechanism to Chrome to protect users against phishing and other malicious types of sites.

    Google Chrome protects users against malicious and deceptive sites already but Microsoft believes that its technology offers better protection against phishing attacks than Google's does.

    The company cites a 2017 study by NSS Labs in which Microsoft Edge blocked 99% of all phishing attacks while Chrome and Firefox blocked only 87% and 70% of all attacks respectively.

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