Fighting with hackers and spammers can be a tough task for web publishers and that's why Google has been helping webmasters by providing them tools and resources they need to prevent this kind of attacks on their sites, for nine years. Today, Google's Safe Search team announced that it has updated information regarding security issues in Google Search Console to help webmasters better combat security attacks and possible threats. For more details, read on.
This new updated information gives webmasters detailed explanations on six types of security issues, such as malware, deceptive pages, uncommon downloads, and harmful downloads. Apart from this change, Safe Browsing also brings a slew of other changes to make it easier to fix security issues for webmasters; webmasters can now make use of the sample URLs to track down the original source of such issues and can take immediate actions to protect the site. Any webmaster using Google Search Console would be able to take advantage of this information to make their site more secure for users. In case you're not already a Google Search Console user, the Google Safe Browsing team recommends adding your website in the Search Console to prevent possible security issues, as a precaution is always better than cure. Connecting your site with Google Search Console also gives you access to the set of many useful features to track and analyze your site performance and recommendations for improving it.
Google's Safe Browsing initiative has been helping more than one billion people for nine years from shady sites, malware and harmful downloads on Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Apple's Safari browser by displaying warnings whenever user try to visit such harmful sites or try to download files that might be harmful to the device. According to Safe Search Transparency report, Google Safe Search technologies scan billions of links and sites every day to detect malicious sites, phishing sites and harmful content that might infect user's device. Safe Browsing also offers a set of tools to help webmasters recover their hacked site back from an attacker. If you want to learn more about these changes and other security information, hit the source link below.