Browser Extensions Siphon Private Data From 4M Users, Then Leak It

Browser Extensions Siphon Private Data From 4M Users, Then Leak It

Posted July 19, 2019

Browser Extensions Siphon Private Data From 4M Users, Then Leak It

Source: PC Mag
By: Michael Kan
Published: July 19, 2019

* Be careful around shady browser extensions. They might be collecting and leaking your most private data.
* Eight browser extensions for Chrome and Firefox were recently shut down after a security researcher uncovered how they were secretly sending users’ private data to a marketing intelligence firm.