How to activate Enhanced Sandbox in Google Chrome

Come browser Google Chrome has a feature called Enhanced Protection, which aims to ensure privacy and security when browsing the web.

By neutralizing threats and malware in the websites you visit, it protects you from malicious files on those websites.

As a result, if the feature detects any malicious website activity, necessary action is taken before any harm occurs.

How Enhanced Protection Works

According to Google, there are four functions that the Enhanced Security feature in the Google Chrome browser does to protect you from browsing. Which:

  • Warn you about websites, extensions, and files that contain malware when you download them.
  • Share part of your activity to improve your security.
  • Send a warning when the password is exposed in a data breach.
  • Temporarily link your browsing history, downloads, and activity to your Google Account to protect you across all of the company’s apps you use.

How to activate Enhanced Protection in Google Chrome

  • Open Google Chrome browser and then click on the three dots in the top right.
  • Click on the Settings option in the menu that appears.
  • On the next screen, click on the Privacy and Security option on the left side.
  • Click on the Security option on the right.

  • Then select the Enhanced Protection option on the next screen.

It is worth noting that you will not notice any immediate change in the browser or while browsing the web. The feature works in the background and shows you warning popups if it detects that the site you want to visit or the file you want to download contains malware.

The most prominent new security features in Google Chrome browser

In order to enhance security while browsing, the company has introduced a new security feature in the Google Chrome browser called HTTPS-First Mode. The feature allows users to connect to the Internet more securely than ever before.

The feature attempts to establish a connection to websites using the HTTPS protocol to protect your data and privacy when browsing.

If the website does not support HTTPS, the browser displays a full screen warning telling you that the connection is not secure.

The feature is now optional, which the user can turn on or off. The feature now works in Browser version 94 and later versions.

To activate it, update your browser to the latest version and then follow the previous steps. But this time scroll down under the advanced options section and toggle the button to the on position.

How to activate Enhanced Sandbox in Google Chrome

Read also: Incognito mode in Google Chrome puts you at risk of hacking

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