More posts about “security”

Google Offering $10,000 Reward To Extension Hackers

Wiley hackers can now earn big money by finding flaws in Google's range of Chrome extensions and apps.

5 February 2014

Extension Defender Checks Your Chrome Addons for Adware

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?

29 January 2014

Two Adware-Infected Add-Ons Pulled from Chrome Web Store

Google has pulled two extensions from the Chrome Web Store after reports they were hijacking users' browsing experience to serve up unwanted ads.

20 January 2014

Chrome’s Adware Add-Ons Now Target of User Awareness Campaign

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.

20 January 2014

Adware Companies Are Buying Up Popular Chrome Add-Ons

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.

17 January 2014

Proposed Chrome OS API Would Introduce Password-Free Authentication

A new Chrome API being proposed would introduce a method of "password-free authentication" to Chrome OS.

11 December 2013

Google To Scan Chrome Add-ons For Malware Before Publishing

New extensions added to Google's online store will be automatically scanned for malware before they appear for installation, the search giant has announced.

27 June 2013