Microsoft's Compliance Extension for Chrome has hit GA. It enables organizations to utilize Data Loss Prevention and Insider Risk Management solutions to set up fine-grained policies on Chrome.
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A fake Microsoft Authenticator extension for Chrome remained in the store for a month before Google finally removed it today. It redirected users to a suspicious website hosted in Poland.
Google has announced some changes to the privacy rules for Chrome extensions, with the goal of helping keep users safe from malicious extensions. These changes are coming next year.
Google has announced that it's removing the payment system from the Chrome Web Store, meaning it's no longer possible for developers to charge for extensions in Chromium-based browsers.
Google has introduced new updates to its Chrome Web Store policies that help improve the quality of the extensions in the store. Developers have until August 27 to comply with the new policies.
Google has removed the Chrome Web Store banner that discourages users from using Chrome extensions on Edge. It is now replaced by Microsoft's own banner that encourages users to install extensions.
Google is prompting Edge users visiting the Chrome Web Store with a message that suggests that they use Chrome to use extensions securely. This does not, however, stop users from using the extensions.
The firm announced that it was putting a temporary suspension on paid Chrome Web Store extensions after a surge of fraudulent transactions this month. Free extensions remain safe in the ban.
Mega witnessed a breach with its Chrome Web Store account, allowing an attacker to push a malicious version of its extension that captured user credentials and crypto keys from several websites.
Opera Software has just released Opera 55. The new update brings an updated settings menu that supports the dark theme, if it's enabled. In addition, the bookmarks bar is now enabled by default.
Newly discovered malicious extensions for Google Chrome and Firefox will hijack your browser to push technical support scams and spy on you. Making matters worse, they're particularly hard to remove.
Installing anything from the internet is an adventure these days, but when you download items from a reputable source, you expect they are fine. Not so with four extensions from the Chrome Web Store.
A fraudulent extension that mimicked the popular Adblock Plus extension was allowed to be listed on the Chrome Web Store, tricking 37,000 users into downloading it before being removed.
More than two years after Google allowed residents of Cuba to install Chrome, the company has now reached out to developers stating that their region free apps will be made available to the country.
Dropbox has created a Chrome plugin for Gmail users that simplifies the process of adding Dropbox content to emails. The plugin does come with a caveat, though, but it's still very usable.
Google has announced that it is now blocking all Chrome extensions on Windows that are not hosted by the company's official Chrome Web Store in an effort to fight malicious extensions.
Microsoft has announced its Office Online apps will be getting updates today, adding some new features. Also, the Word, PowerPoint and OneNote Online apps are now available in the Chrome Web Store.
Google has banned two malware-ridden extensions from the Chrome Web Store following outrage from users for serving rogue advertisements under the pretext of sharing links to various sites.
A new change in how Google handles extensions in its Chrome Web Store may mean the end for the many toolbars that have been released for the web browser in the past several years.
Google has announced that, starting in January, all extensions to Chrome on the Windows platform must come from the Chrome Web Store, as a security measure to block malicious extensions.