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Be cautious while installing Google Chrome extensions: Cyber security agency CERT-In


The agency advised Internet users to only install extensions that are absolutely needed and refer user reviews before doing so | Photo Credit: REUTERS

Internet users should exercise caution while installing Google Chrome extensions as the company has removed over 100 malicious links after they were found collecting “sensitive” user data, country’s cyber security agency said on Wednesday.

The Computer Emergency Response Team of India (CERT-In), the national technology arm to combat cyber attacks and guard the Indian cyber space, said it has also been found that these extensions contained code to bypass Google Chrome’s web store security scans ...


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