Most of the computer viruses attacks the system while users are surfing and they are randomly redirected to any unknown URL. Such redirected pages might contain harmful codes embedded within, which stealthily downloads malicious programs onto the computer.
Many users may not know that we can prevent malicious sites from opening on our browser and hence protect the PC or laptop from being attacked by any threat.
By activating this feature on your Chrome browser, you will be alerted as “Deceptive Site Ahead” each time any suspicious site attempts to open on your browser or do any other actions on the page.
The alert by Deceptive site ahead states:
“Attackers on [site url] may trick you into doing something dangerous like installing software or revealing your personal information (for example, passwords, phone numbers, or credit cards)”.
Here is a quick and easy step to protect your browser and device from dangerous sites:
- Start Google Chrome Browser.
- Click on the three horizontal dots in the top-right corner. This will open the “Menu”.
- Navigate through the menu and Select “Settings”.
- In the bottom click on “Show advanced settings”.
- Then, go to “Privacy and security” and turn on the toggle button next to “Protect you and your device from dangerous sites.”
Users are strictly advised not to bypass this security alert, as it may invite any harmful program or malware onto your PC.
If still you want to visit the site, then follow the above steps again and turn off the toggle button.