Google pulls five Chrome Web Store extensions posing as ad blockers that had scripts enabling them to hijack browsers; extensions had 20M+ users combined

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Google pulls five Chrome Web Store extensions posing as ad blockers that had scripts enabling them to hijack browsers; extensions had 20M+ users combined  —  A researcher with AdGuard discovered five fake ad-blocking extensions in the Chrome Web Store that used hidden scripts to manipulate users’ browsers.

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