Tag: Chrome Web Store

Google plans to ban cryptocurrency mining extensions from the Chrome Web Store

Google is cracking down on Chrome extensions with a cryptocurrency mining component, blocking new submissions starting now and de-listing current extensions by the end of June. Why? Blame the malicious developers.
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Anti-virus and trusted accounts not enough to avoid Chrome extension malware

A Google Chrome extension discovered to contain an infectious piece of malware was removed from the Web Store, only to be re-uploaded mere hours later and was even able to evade common anti-virus solutions.
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Downloads On-Tap wants to wipe out inconvenient installation

Downloads On-Tap lets you pack up your apps and let this new site do the dirty work for you.