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Summary: In an effort to make phishing attacks more evident to the user, Chrome Canary is taking a tip from iOS Safari, emphasizing the domain and hiding the rest of the URL.

Jake Archibald, a "developer advocate" for Chrome at Google, has blogged about how the "Canary" version of Chrome is now hiding parts of the URL in order to make phishing attacks more obvious to the user. Canary is an experimental version, used to test new features like this. The feature may or may not make it into release versions of Chrome.

The image below, from Archibald's blog, shows the main effect:


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