How To Scan Your Computer For Malware With Google Chrome
Scan Your Computer For Malware: The last 9 years till now, Google Chrome has become the best and the most popular web browser in the world.
The one of the main reason for that is the Google focuses on security. Protecting the Chrome users from different malware remains on the top priority for Google today.
You may never have recognized the Google Chrome ability that it protects you from ransomware, hijackers and other nastiness extends beyond the browser itself.
You ought to believe that Google Chrome can actually scan your entire computer for malwares. Just like a standalone antivirus program does it.
Here is how you could do it:
Open Chrome (Or open New Tab if Chrome is already Running) and type the following in to the address bar at the top: chrome://settings/cleanup.
Here is what you must see after you visit the link:
Click the button on the bottom and Google Chrome will start scanning your computer. Behind this scan malware detection is being handling by ESET, a highly regarded IT security company based in Slovakia.
It is important to know that the scanner does not only scan for ransomware and Trojan or viruses.
Google’s policy is to look for all kinds of “unwanted software”, which includes the Apps that are installed but you don’t ever realized, apps that upload your personal data to remote servers without your prior knowledge.
Google Chrome Cleanup is an additional layer of defense against malware. If you use Chrome to browse the web, it is important to run a quick scan and get to know about your computer security.
Keep it in mind; Google Chrome Cleanup is on demand scanner which does not offer real time protection like a traditional anti-malware app does.