Google Chrome has a new plan to fight shady ads
Google Chrome will soon step up its fight against the worst kind of ads.
An upcoming version of the browser will block *ALL* ads on websites that show abusive ads, Google announced.
With the change, Google is targeting the worst of the worst: Ads that trick users into opening new tabs or download shady files without permission. These ads are not only incredibly frustrating, resulting in a bunch of tabs you never intended to open or files you never meant to download, but also potentially dangerous. These ads are often used to enable phishing attacks and other scams. Read more…