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Address bar tweak in early Chrome beta puts even savvy users at risk


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#1 NickAu

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Posted 07 May 2014 - 08:51 PM

 

A change in some early versions of Google's Chrome browser is attracting the attention of security researchers who say it can make it harder for end users to know when they're visiting a malicious site trying to push malware or phish login credentials.

http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/05/address-bar-tweak-in-early-version-of-chrome-puts-even-savvy-users-at-risk/



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Posted 07 May 2014 - 09:05 PM

Seems to be going the Microsoft route of adding "features" and making the software "intelligent"... (see hidden extensions for known file types and autorun, for example)

 

Hell, why not just do away with the address bar and force people to enter their desired destination through Google... lol






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