Google got duped by a fake ad blocker, and 37,000 people accidentally downloaded adwareGoogle

Google got duped by a fake ad blocker, and 37,000 people accidentally downloaded adware

Some 37,000 people downloaded a spam version of the “AdBlock Plus” extension from Google after a fraudulent ad blocking extension…

SafeBrowse Chrome Extension Allegedly Hacked to Covertly Mine Cryptocurrency on Users’ PCsGoogle

SafeBrowse Chrome Extension Allegedly Hacked to Covertly Mine Cryptocurrency on Users’ PCs

Users of the SafeBrowse extension for┬áChrome┬ástarted noticing heavy CPU usage and PC slowdowns after updating to version 3.2.25. The extension…