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Online testing firm agrees to security audit after inquiry from senator

by Sean Lyngaas • 7 months ago

It’s another case of privacy and security risks emerging in technology that is key to adapting to the coronavirus pandemic.

How hackers used malicious Chrome extensions in a mass spying campaign

by Sean Lyngaas • 1 year ago

The discovery exposes another gap in web browser security despite vendor pledges to block malicious code from download stores.

Evernote patches flaw potentially affecting 4.6 million users of Google Chrome extension

by Jeff Stone • 2 years ago

The flaw was fixed last month.

This tool allows you to check the code powering Chrome extensions

by Sean Lyngaas • 3 years ago

Automation can help with the laborious but important work of tracking the third-party code used by extensions.

Chrome malware targets cryptocurrency, spreads through Facebook's Messenger

by Zaid Shoorbajee • 3 years ago

A phishing scam via Facebook Messenger has led to the spread of "FacexWorm."