Made a typo? Google Chrome exams caution for lookalike URLs
Google Chrome has another solution to help users turn back from dodgy websites.
As spotted by ZDNet, it’s testing a way to spot lookalike URLs and help redirect users to go to the right place with the Chrome Canary browser, which is used to experiment with upcoming features.
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You can switch on the experimental feature in Canary by entering chrome://flags/#enable-lookalike-url-navigation-suggestions in the address bar, and enabling it.
From there, a dropdown will appear below the address bar if you’ve entered or clicked through to a lookalike URL, with a link to the correct version. Read more…More about Google, Cybersecurity, Google Chrome, Browser, and Url