Mobile Menace Monday: Chrome declares war on unwanted redirects | Advanced Mobile Spy Software
As it was introduced earlier this year, Google is initiating their plan to implement a few new changes in Chrome to defend against unwanted web redirects. A redirect happens when a different website from the URL that was entered opens in the browser. Sometimes redirects are intentional, as in when an organization/website is bought out by another entity and their traffic is redirected to the new owner. However, sometimes redirects are malicious and unwanted. An unwanted redirect happens when a webpage unintentionally opens in the browser due to maliciously embedded JavaScript code. These unintended redirects often come from third-party content, and they are conducted unbeknownst to the webpage's author. The most common method of a malicious redirect is the following: After clicking a link, the desired webpage is opened in a new tab, but then an additional redirected (unwanted) webpage is opened in the main window. Google will be rolling out updates with three new solutions to block