Google burns down more than 500 private-data-stealing, ad-defrauding Chrome extensions installed by 1.7m netizens

Malvertising campaign makes big bucks for online criminals

Google has removed more than 500 Chrome extensions in response to a report from a security researcher, who found the browser plugins distributed through the Chrome Web Store facilitated ad fraud and data theft.…

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Source: Theregister.co.uk/security / Article: "Google burns down more than 500 private-data-stealing, ad-defrauding Chrome extensions installed by 1.7m netizens"

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