Malicious computer malware comes inside the tool or applications that look like genuine but in actually it is the trick to enter into any protected system.
Online PR News – 11-February-2015 – california – To avoid unwanted threats and malware Google develops a mechanism through which it can display a prompt message on the browser screen whenever any unwanted PUP (Potential Unwanted Program) or PUA (Potential Unwanted Application) are tries to download.
Malicious computer malware comes inside the tool or applications that look like genuine but in actually it is the trick to enter into any protected system. And so this mechanism displays a message when any malicious data tries to download, even you can download this by going to the manual method.
Google publicized its Safe Browsing service to protect users against malware that makes unexpected modifications onto your computer. As previous said that if you want to download the relate file by going to your Downloads list and manually opens the file.
Screenshot of the prompt is given bellow; Google is using an example file called “pua.exe.”
These PUA or PUP are very dangerous for any system, because they display popups, show commercial ads, install unwanted/malicious toolbars in the default browser, alters the search engine, executes numerous malicious processes in the background that make your PC performance slows.
According to Google, Safe Browsing at present displays more than 3 million download warnings per week, and that number is probable to increase very speedily now that the range has broadened to more threats.
Mozilla spokesperson said that “We are happy to see that Google is continuing to improve its detection of potentially unwanted software, especially since Firefox relies on Google Safe Browsing to block malicious downloads,” “We are investigating implementing this new extension, especially if it reduces unofficial rebundled software that targets Firefox.”
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