Tag Archives: EDGE

Malicious Chrome and Edge add-ons had a novel way to hide on 3 million devices

reader comments 6 with 5 posters participating Share this story In December, Ars reported that as many as 3 million people had been infected by Chrome and Edge browser extensions that stole personal data and redirected users to ad or phishing sites. Now, the researchers who discovered the scam have revealed the lengths the extension… Read More »

Chrome and Edge want to help with that password problem of yours

Enlarge / Please don’t do this. Getty Images reader comments 105 with 87 posters participating Share this story If you’re like lots of people, someone has probably nagged you to use a password manager and you still haven’t heeded the advice. Now, Chrome and Edge are coming to the rescue with beefed-up password management built… Read More »

Up to 3 million devices infected by malware-laced Chrome and Edge add-ons

reader comments 33 with 22 posters participating Share this story As many as 3 million people have been infected by Chrome and Edge browser extensions that steal personal data and redirect users to ad or phishing sites, a security firm said on Wednesday. In all, researchers from Prague-based Avast said they found 28 extensions for… Read More »