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Chrome extensions targeted by spam firms

     
11:21 am on Jan 27, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Adware pedlars are buying extensions for the Chrome browser and adding code that hijacks searches or inserts sponsored ads, reports suggest.

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11:47 am on Jan 27, 2014 (gmt 0)

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Yeah, this is a back door way to inject nasty bugs. FYI, Google removed the extensions. [webmasterworld.com...]
 

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