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Sneaky Scumbag Adware vendors

Postby TeMerc » Fri Jan 17, 2014 4:46 pm

Adware vendors buy Chrome Extensions to send ad- and malware-filled:

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http://arstechnica.com/security/2014/01 ... d-updates/
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Re: Sneaky Scumbag Adware vendors

Postby TeMerc » Mon Jan 20, 2014 8:48 am

Follow up:
The internet exploded Friday with the news that Google Chrome extensions are being sold and injected with adware. But the little-known and much more important fact is that your extensions are spying on you and selling your browsing history to shady corporations. HTG investigates.


http://www.howtogeek.com/180175/warning ... ng-on-you/
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