Urgent Android warning for BILLIONS of users – ignoring this message could cost you dearly

IF YOU ARE using Google Chrome on an Android device, pay attention to this ominous message.

Google issues a warning to people who visit websites it considers unsafe to help them avoid internet scams.

Watch out for these warnings in Chrome


Watch out for these warnings in ChromePhoto credit: SOPA Images/LightRocket via Gett

Warnings about possible phishing attempts and detected malware are activated automatically.

Some of the messages you can expect are “The previous website contains malware”.

This means that the website you are trying to access might try to install dubious software on your device.

If you see “Fraudulent website ahead” you suspect phishing.

You may also see a “Suspicious website” or “The previous website contains malicious programs” message.

And if the website isn’t secure, you’ll see: “This site is trying to load scripts from unauthenticated sources”.

Whatever message you see, think twice before discarding it and moving on.

If you are sure the site is safe and want to ignore the warning, you can tap detailsfollowed by Visit this unsafe site.

The page will then load.

“Download with caution,” says Google.

“Some websites try to trick you into downloading malicious software by telling you that you have a virus.

“Be careful not to download malicious software.”

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