Chrome Extensions Security Risk

  1. Steve C's Avatar
    Posts : 6,975
    Windows 10 Pro 64 bit
       #1

    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?
      My Computers

  2. Slippery's Avatar
    Posts : 272
    Win 10 pro 64 bit Vs. 20H2 Build 19042.630
       #2

    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 03:00.
      My Computer

  3. TairikuOkami's Avatar
    Posts : 5,017
    Windows 11 Home
       #3

    Code:
    https://awakesecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/GalComm-Malicious-Chrome-Extensions-A*ppendix-B.txt
    https://awakesecurity.com/wp-content/uploads/2020/06/GalComm-Malicious-Chrome-Extensions-in-store-extensions.txt
    name_slug, securify-for-chrome, browse-safer, search-manager, doctopdf, easyconvertdefault-search, easyconvert, bytefence-secure-browsing, browsing-protector, secure-web-searching, easyconvert, viewpdf, viewpdf, quickmail, search-manager, search-manager, bytefence-secure-browsing, search-manager, secured-search-extension, search-manager, thedocpdfconverter, search-manager, search-manager, viewpdf, search-manager, viewpdf, viewpdf, gofiletopdf, doctopdf, doctopdf, doctopdf, viewpdf, bytefence-secure-browsing, search-manager, browsing-safety-checker, viewpdf, search-manager, pdf-opener, search-manager, viewpdf, easyconvert, securify-for-chrome, doctopdf, search-manager, pdf-opener, search-manager, doctopdf, search-manager, pdf-opener, thedocpdfconverter, doctopdf, pdf-opener, search-manager, ttab, mydocstopdf, doctopdf, thedocpdfconverter, easyconvert, pdf-opener, theeasywaypro, viewpdf, viewpdf, viewpdf, viewpdf, search-manager, search-by-convertfilenow, quicklogin, pdf-opener, easyconvert, easyconvert, mydocstopdf, doctopdf, easyconvert, mydocstopdf, pdf-ninja-converter, pdf2doc, thesecuredweb-protected-b, easyconvert, search-by-convertpdfpro, convertwordtopdf
      My Computer


 

  Related Discussions
Our Sites
Site Links
About Us
Windows 10 Forums is an independent web site and has not been authorized, sponsored, or otherwise approved by Microsoft Corporation. "Windows 10" and related materials are trademarks of Microsoft Corp.

Designer Media Ltd
All times are GMT -5. The time now is 22:27.
Find Us




Windows 10 Forums