Massive spying on users of Google's Chrome shows new security weakness

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Massive spying on users of Google's Chrome shows new security weakness

Malicious add-ons used to transmit spyware.

A newly discovered spyware effort attacked users through 32 million downloads of extensions to Google's market-leading Chrome web browser, researchers at Awake Security told Reuters, highlighting the tech industry's failure to protect browsers as they are used more for email, payroll and other ...

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