Google Chrome Extension Privacy Breach – Explained (2021)

Over 500 Chrome Extensions Secretly Uploaded Private Data A security researcher, Jamila Kaya, exposed that hundreds of extensions in the Google Chrome’s Web Store were carrying out long-running malvertising and ad-fraud scheme. As a result, Google removed over 500 Chrome extensions, which were downloaded millions of times. The extensions uploaded private browsing data to attacker-controlled […]

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