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Web Geek’s Guide to Google™ Chrome by Yvette Davis, Jerri Ledford

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CHAPTER 6Safe Browsing on a Threatening Web

In This Chapter

It’s Not If, It’s When You’re Attacked

What Threat Level?

Got Sand? Sandboxing Slows Attacks

It’s a rough world out there! One of the biggest mistakes you can make when you’re working or playing online is to think that the Web is some innocuous place, where everyone has the best intentions. That’s why it’s extremely important to not only know what threats exist on the Web, but also how to mitigate the risk of falling victim to one of them.

Chrome can help you reduce the risk of some online threats, as you read in Chapter 5, “Stability on the Net,” but much more can be done on both a technological level as well as a personal behavior one. In this chapter, you learn more about these ...

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