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500 Malicious Chrome Extensions Impact Millions of Users

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Chrome extension users need to be aware of this:
...Researchers say that 500 Google Chrome browser extensions were discovered secretly uploading private browsing data to attacker-controlled servers, and redirecting victims to malware-laced websites. The browser extensions, all of which have now been removed, were downloaded millions of times from Google’s Chrome Web Store....
500 Malicious Chrome Extensions Impact Millions of Users
February 14, 2020

Did you check to see if any of the Chrome extensions you use have been removed from the Chrome Web Store?


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Re: 500 Malicious Chrome Extensions Impact Millions of Users

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:) I only use chrome for testing and only then on localhost. It might be on my phone I guess I need to check that.


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