Industrial espionage fears arise over Chrome extension caught stealing browsing history

Discussion in 'privacy general' started by mood, Dec 6, 2018 at 8:20 PM.

  1. mood

    mood Updates Team

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    Industrial espionage fears arise over Chrome extension caught stealing browsing history
    Company test runs own traffic analysis service and finds malicious Chrome extension in its own backyard. Ooops!
    December 7, 2018

    https://www.zdnet.com/article/indus...e-extension-caught-stealing-browsing-history/
     
  2. Rasheed187

    Rasheed187 Registered Member

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    Nice find, but why does Google allow extensions access to browser history? The problem is that even good extensions can go rogue at some point.
     
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