Wiley hackers can now earn big money by finding flaws in Google's range of Chrome extensions and apps.
A new breed of extensions promising to 'protect' Chrome users from ad-infested add-ons are hitting the Chrome Store - but are they any good?
Google has pulled two extensions from the Chrome Web Store after reports they were hijacking users' browsing experience to serve up unwanted ads.
Revelations that adware companies are buying popular Chrome extensions in order to hijack the browsing experience of tens-of-thousands of users has – rightly – shocked many.
In what sounds like the paranoid conspiracy theory of an anti-Google shill, some popular Chrome extensions are reportedly being bought up by pedlars of malware looking for a fast way to infect thousands of users at once.
A new Chrome API being proposed would introduce a method of "password-free authentication" to Chrome OS.
New extensions added to Google's online store will be automatically scanned for malware before they appear for installation, the search giant has announced.