Do not use these extensions in Google Chrome, browsing history may be public
If you use the Google Chrome web browser, it is possible that you will also use many extensions. These extensions can do more harm than good for you.
If you use many extensions in the web browser Google Chrome, and it is not from a reliable company, then remove it. Because these third-party extensions can make it difficult for you.
These extensions remain free on the Google Chrome web browser. Many of them make big claims that if you install it, then your browsing will be safe and you will avoid hacking. But according to the report, the opposite is happening.
There are millions of users of Google Chrome web browsers worldwide. Recently, cybersecurity firm Awake Security has made a disclosure. According to this firm, users are getting spyware attacks through extensions of Google Chrome.
Obviously, the history of Google Chrome is quite personal for you. What websites are you looking at throughout the day, you will not want anyone else to see it. Since there is a spyware attack, you may have to deal with such threats.
According to the report, the extensions used in the Google Chrome browser are dangerous for privacy. These extensions have been downloaded 320 million times. Google Chrome has the largest number of users compared to other web browsers worldwide.
This disclosure is also serious because these extensions are free and they are also popular. Generally, people use it for the needs of the web browser so that it can be easier to browse.
Through such free extensions, hackers steal sensitive data of the users. Money is also earned by selling it on the dark web and at the same time, you can be attacked personally. These include, the hacking of your social media account to banking.
Recently even before this, security researchers had informed Google that due to some Chrome extensions, the security of users is being affected. After this, Google has said that the company had removed 70 add ons from the official Chrome Web Store.