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Google Chrome to crack down on invasive, misleading ads

November 8, 2018

Via: DailyMail

Google has announced a crackdown on intrusive pop-up advertisements on its Chrome web browser after a previous update failed to stop them.

The ads open users up to phishing attacks that attempt to scam people into giving private information such as bank details to online fraudsters.

Google says the ads create an ‘abusive experience for users’, including fee messages, unexpected clicks, phishing attempts and misleading site behaviour.

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