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Google Acts To Protect Against Phishing Plugins

  • Google, Wednesday, July 19, 2017 7:54 AM

Google announced changes to the way it handles plugins by adding a warning for users and a intricate verification system for apps. As Google states, malicious or compromised plugins remain a significant security risk. Google wants to make it more difficult for anonymous and dangerous plugins to cause damage. So the company updated its app publishing process, risk assessment systems, and user-facing consent page to better detect spoofed or misleading application identities.

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