Google announced plans today to gradually remove the option of installing Chrome extensions from a remote website, also known as an "inline installation."
Microsoft has released a Chrome extension named "Windows Defender Browser Protection" that ports Windows Defender's —and inherently Edge's— anti-phishing technology to Google Chrome.
Software developer Marco Chiappetta has built a Google Chrome extension that can detect attempts to fingerprint text using the "zero-width character" technique.
Google announced that effective today, the Chrome Web Store review staff would stop accepting new extensions on the Web Store that perform cryptocurrency mining operations.
The team from Phish.ai has developed and released a Google Chrome extension that can detect when users are accessing domains spelled using non-standard Unicode characters and warn the users about the potential of a homograph attack.
With the recent report of Facebook user's data being harvested and used for information warfare, many people are looking to delete their accounts or at least their Facebook posts in order to have a clean slate. Deleting posts, though, can be a very time consuming task as you normally would have to go into each and every post and manu
Just three months after Princeton researchers were warning users of the dangers of "session replay" attacks, developers of malicious Chrome extensions have incorporated this "trick" into their latest "releases."
Security researchers from US cyber-security firm ICEBRG have spotted four Chrome extensions featuring malicious code that were available through the official Chrome Web Store.
Security researcher Bryan Campbell discovered a malicious Chrome extension today that is masquerading as the legitimate MinerBlock extension. The legitimate MinerBlock extension is used to block sites that utilize in-browser cryptocurrency mining, while the malicious version causes Chrome to repeatedly play videos in the background.
A Chrome extension with over 105,000 users has been deploying an in-browser cryptocurrency miner to unsuspecting users for the past few weeks.
Users across several countries are being targeted in a campaign that delivers a new strain of malware named Digmine that installs a Monero cryptocurrency miner and a malicious Chrome extension which helps it propagate to new victims.
A new Chrome extension called Browse-Secure is taking your contact info from LinkedIn and Facebook accounts and uploading it to the developer without your permission.
This article is to alert visitors about an unwanted extension called Image Downloader that is currently on the Chrome Web Store. This extension injects advertisements into web pages and search result pages.
Google announced yesterday three new security features for Chrome that will help the company's browser detect and fight intrusive extensions and invasive software.
A malicious Chrome extension is being used to inject the CoinHive browser miner, while registering domains for the extension developer using the victim's Gmail address.
Google has removed a malicious extension from its Chrome Web Store that posed as the popular AdBlock Plus ad blocker but forcibly opened new tabs to show ads to users.
Security researchers have discovered two flaws that affect the extension systems embedded in today's browsers, such as Firefox, Safari, and all the Chromium-related offshoots, such as Chrome, Opera, and others.