Hijacking Of The Chrome Browser Settings
The most common complaint among the Chrome users are hijacking of the browser settings by hide malware in free downloads like screensavers, games and video plugins.
Google will start to improves feature in Chrome that makes it possible for users to reset their browser settings to their original default values and this will remove all malicious plugins and applications In addition to providing more restore options, Google will also alert users when the browser settings have changed and allow for recovery with a single click.
Hackers often try to change the settings in the browser as part of a fraud where the new settings will direct users to fake or infected websites.
Linus Upson, vice president of engineering at Google, wrote in a blog post that the number of scams of this type are increasing at an alarming rate.