Enable These 2 Hidden Security Features Of Google Chrome

Security is the primary concern when we surfing online for hours. We open many phishing websites unexpectedly and our PC may get infected with virus or sometimes there may be chances of losing our confidential data. So, we need to be very careful and need to look in to security with high priority. Google Chrome being the fastest web browser and is being used by many has hidden features of security to overcome security problems.

By enabling these two security features of Google Chrome, you will be informed when you are redirecting to some Phishing websites and no more tracking of your browsing is done. For this, you need to enable below two security features.

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Enable Hidden Security Features Of Google Chrome

There are two features to enable. One is Enable Phishing and Malware Protection and the other is Enable Do Not Track Request.

Enable Phishing and Malware Protection

By enabling this security feature in Google Chrome, you will be notified when you visit a virus infected website. You will get a message as Reported Phishing Website Ahead! or The Website Ahead Contains Malware!

Enable Do Not Track Request

Sometimes we see that, ads on the website we visit matches with our search history. It means that, some third party websites are tracking your search history. To avoid such tracking, enable this security feature of Google Chrome.

Steps to enable these two security features of Google Chrome

STEP 1: Open Google Chrome browser and click on Menu on the top right corner, then click on Settings.

Click on Menu and Settings

STEP 2:  Scroll to the bottom and click on Show advanced Settings.

Click on show advanced settings

STEP 3: In Privacy section, check Enable phishing and malware protection.

Enable two security features of Google Chrome

STEP 4: Next, under the same section check Send a “Do Not Track” request with browsing traffic.

That’s it! You will be safe online by enabling these security features of Google Chrome. If you have anything to add, please, do share with us through comments.

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