Chrome Web Store

Google rolling out anti-virus feature for Chrome on Windows

The days of multiple browser toolbars in Firefox and Internet Explorer are (mostly) gone, but malicious browser extensions are still prevalent. In …

Android News

Best Google Chrome extensions to enhance your productivity, security, and performance | ZDNet

Get more done with free privacy and productivity extensions for Google Chrome<p>Here are 50 extensions that focus on privacy and productivity. With …

Software

Chrome Extension Uses Your Gmail to Register Domains Names & Injects Coinhive

A malicious Chrome extension is being used to inject the CoinHive browser miner, while registering domains for the extension developer using the …

Malware

4 crazy Chromebook myths, debunked

Bring up Chromebooks in any online crowd, and you're practically guaranteed to get some version of a now-stock reaction:<i>Pshaw! Why would anyone pay</i> …

Software

How to check that you're using the real Adblock Plus Chrome extension

News broke recently that a fake version of the Adblock Plus browser extension had made its way into the Chrome Web store. It is thought that 37,000 …

Google Chrome

Google got duped by a fake ad blocker, and 37,000 people accidentally downloaded adware

Some 37,000 people downloaded a spam version of the "AdBlock Plus" extension from Google after a fraudulent ad blocking extension snuck through …

Google

Fake Adblock Plus Chrome extension gets into official Web Store

Android is often criticized for having malware that gets passed Google’s automated Play Store bouncer, but it is far from being the only Google-made …

Google

Google Keep features which can make you more productive

Keep is now a part of Google G Suite, which means it is linked to a number of other Google apps.<p>Note-taking apps have many uses. They can help users …

Google

A phony ad-blocking Chrome extension infiltrated Google's official Web Store

A phony AdBlock Plus extension was listed in Chrome’s official Web Store up until today, with more than 30,000 people having downloaded it. Anonymous cybersecurity personality @SwiftOnSecurity called attention to the fake extension and pointed out that imposters, like this fake AdBlock Plus, …

Technology

Google Announces High-End Convertible Pixelbook Running Chrome OS

Google is dipping its Chrome toes into high end Chromebook territory again with the launch of a new thin and light convertible tablet called the …

Laptops

The Ultimate List Of Sourcing And Productivity Tools For Recruiters In Tech

What makes up the tech stack of the experienced IT recruiter? In this article, we’ve put together a list of tools from real practitioners and …

Human Resources

Pirates of the cryptocurrencies

In late September, news broke of Pirate Bay hijacking users’ CPU resources to mine cryptocurrencies, triggering a huge backlash from users.

Cryptocurrency

Google Busy Removing More Malicious Chrome Extensions from Web Store

Three malicious Chrome extensions spoofing AdBlock Plus were removed from the Chrome Web Store this week.

Information Security

Microsoft defends Edge's poor selection of extensions

Last year, Microsoft brought third-party extensions to its Edge browser. Since then, only about 70 extensions have been made available for Edge. …

Google Chrome

A Year After It Added Support for Extension, Edge Has Only 70 Add-Ons

In the summer of 2016 and with the release of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, Microsoft proudly announced it added support for extensions in …

Software

How to set up a VPN on a Chromebook

Setting up a VPN connection on your Chromebook isn't hard once you know where to look.<p>If you have an account with a VPN provider, you can use it on …

Technology

How to Stop Autoplay Video

If you’ve been reading an article on a website and found yourself startled by audio playing when you didn’t expect it, you’ve encountered a site that …

Google Chrome

SafeBrowse Chrome extension found to be secretly mining for cryptocurrency

Recently it was discovered that the Pirate Bay had embedded a JavaScript cryptocurrency miner into the footer of its homepage, and now a popular …

Google Chrome

A Stoic Principles Reminder for Chrome

I was thinking about time as an investment portfolio. Our time is allocated across various activities (the assets). These assets contribute a …

Google Chrome

First ever crypto-mining Chrome extension discovered

A Chrome browser extension, with over 140,000 users, is gobbling up the resources of users’ computers by secretly mining for virtual cash.<p>The …

Chrome Browser

Best Google Chrome extensions to enhance your security and productivity | ZDNet

Get more done with free privacy and productivity extensions for Google Chrome<p>Here are 50 extensions that focus on privacy and productivity. With …

Software

HP had abusive students in mind when designing its rugged Chromebook x360 PCs

HP added four new models to its Chromebook x360 portfolio on Tuesday, September 19. They follow the Chromebook x360 11 G1 Education Edition released …

Laptops

Chrome Continues To Be The Most Secure Browser, Confirms New Research

Over the past few years, Pwn2Own browser hacking competitions have shown that Chrome has remained the least exploited and therefore most secure of …

Information Security

Chrome Extension Embeds In-Browser Monero Miner That Drains Your CPU

The authors of SafeBrowse, a Chrome extension with more than 140,000 users, have embedded a JavaScript library in the extension's code that mines for …

Web Design

Chrome team AMA reveals details about Autofill API support, re-working WebVR, and more

Article Contents<p>1 Autofill API support is coming<br>• 2 Chrome will have a password generator<br>• 3 WebVR is being re-worked<br>• 4 Extensions on Android aren't going …

Google

Malicious Chrome Extensions Stealing Roblox In-Game Currency, Sending Cookies via Discord

We recently discussed how cyber criminals are using the popular voice/chat client Discord to steal cookies from the running Roblox process on a …

Malware

Chrome Adds Warning for When Extensions Take Over Your Internet Connection

Google engineers have added two neat features to the Chrome browser that will alert users of extensions that hijack proxy settings or the new tab …

Google

Hijacked Chrome extensions infect millions of users

New research shows millions of Google Chrome users have been hit with malware through eight hijacked Chrome extensions.<p>According to threat protection …

Information Security

Anti-virus and trusted accounts not enough to avoid Chrome extension malware

A piece of banking malware discovered hiding behind a Chrome extension on Google’s Chrome Web Store for the second time in almost as many weeks, is …

Malware

Bank-fraud malware not detected by any AV hosted in Chrome Web Store. Twice | Ars Technica

Extension that surreptitiously steals bank passwords uploaded twice in 17 days.<p>A researcher has uncovered an elaborate bank-fraud scam that's using a …

Information Security