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How to report fake site? Google tool lets you report phishing | Browsers

The Suspicious Site Reporter for Chrome extension is a Google tool that makes it easy to report sites that may have phishing features. The plugin actively checks the pages visited by the user and alerts you if there is a danger signal. Among the advantages is the identification of possible homographic attack attempts, where there is manipulation of characters from a URL to mislead the user. In case of suspicion, it is possible to report the site with one click for deeper checking. Here's how to download and use protection software.

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Step 1. Open Google Chrome and go to the Suspicious Site Reporter page in the Chrome Web Store (https://chrome.google/webstore/detail/suspicious-site-reporter/jknemblkbdhdcpllfgbfekkdciegfboi). Click Use in Chrome to download.

Download the extensive Suspicious Site Reporter in Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Paulo AlvesDownload the extensive Suspicious Site Reporter in Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves

Download the extensive Suspicious Site Reporter in Chrome Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves

Step 2. Next, click Add Extension to install the plugin.

Add extension to browser Photo: Reproduction / Paulo AlvesAdd extension to browser Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves

Add extension to browser Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves

Step 3. The extension adds a cone to the Chrome bar. Note the coloring: when there are no danger signs, the flag turns green.

Plugin indicates safe site with green cone Photo: Reproduction / Paulo AlvesPlugin indicates safe site with green cone Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves

Plugin indicates safe site with green cone Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves

Step 4. If Suspicious Site Reporter identifies something suspicious, the flag turns orange and shows a notification counter. Click to find out what it is. In the example, the plugin claims that the site is not among the 5,000 most visited on the web and has not been accessed in recent months (the text appears in English).

With this information in mind, it is worth checking if the address was typed incorrectly pay attention to possible misleading characters: google can become go0gle, for example.

Plugin shows possible causes of unsafe site Photo: Reproduction / Paulo AlvesPlugin shows possible causes of unsafe site Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves

Plugin shows possible causes of unsafe site Photo: Reproduction / Paulo Alves

Step 5. If phishing remains suspected, click Send report to report the site.

Report a suspicious site for Google analysis Photo: Reproduo / Paulo AlvesReport a suspicious site for Google analysis Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves

Report a suspicious site for Google analysis Photo: Reproduo / Paulo Alves