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37,000 Chrome users downloaded a fake Adblock Plus extension

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2017/10/10 21:26:28 (permalink)
 
"If you use Adblock Plus with Chrome and downloaded the extension pretty recently, you may want to check what you've installed. Apparently, a fake Adblock Plus extension made it through Google's verification process and lived in the official Chrome Web Store alongside the real one."    Link
 
 
 
I didn't download it, so I'm good. Whew.     =)

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    Re: 37,000 Chrome users downloaded a fake Adblock Plus extension 2017/10/11 14:35:54 (permalink)
    Social Engineering for the win.... 
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    Re: 37,000 Chrome users downloaded a fake Adblock Plus extension 2017/10/11 19:19:36 (permalink)
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    Social Engineering for the win.... 




      

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    Re: 37,000 Chrome users downloaded a fake Adblock Plus extension 2017/10/11 20:13:28 (permalink)
    Glad I avoid Chrome ---> little egg on Google's face with that one though

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    Re: 37,000 Chrome users downloaded a fake Adblock Plus extension 2017/10/12 06:58:22 (permalink)
    Just amazing. Good thing I don't use adblock. 

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