Chrome Extensions Security Risk

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    Chrome Extensions Security Risk

    Note this article about risks in Chrome extensions now removed Exclusive: Massive spying on users of Google's Chrome shows new security weakness - Reuters

    Does anyone know what extensions were removed and whether the same issue affects other chrome based browsers e.g. Edge Chromium?
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  2. Posts : 272
    Win 10 pro 64 bit Vs. 20H2 Build 19042.630

    Hi @Steve C, I have found only these articles so far: Google removes 106 Chrome extensions for collecting sensitive user data | ZDNet. And, this one:The Internet's New Arms Dealers: Malicious Domain Registrars | Awake Security Found with...GOOGLE LOL
    Their left hand ain't nowhere near their right hand.

    Still hunting. I only use the Microsoft Defender Browser Protection, Malwarebytes Browser Plugin (the biggest tin foil hat I ever seen, Ha) and Adblock.
    My tin foil hat never gets very dusty.

    It has been said, that neurotics build sand castles in the sky...psychotics move into them. I hope I never make that transition.
    Last edited by Slippery; 19 Jun 2020 at 02:00.
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