Google said the new features will arrive soon, but did not reveal an exact date. According to The Verge, Chrome also will add the option to provide more in-depth scanning of any downloaded files, to help ensure you aren’t making your computer vulnerable to malware or viruses.
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The update also will bring better protection for users before they install an extension and give it access to their browser and computer. Google claims it has seen an 81% increase in unsafe extensions being disabled through Google Safe Browsing. Soon, safe browsing features will give users a prompt if an extension doesn’t meet the parameters set for it by the Developer Program Policies. Likewise, any extensions developed while following those guidelines will be considered trusted and let through without any issue.