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Google to give Chrome users an opt-out to ‘forced login’ after privacy backlash – TechCrunch

Google to give Chrome users an opt-out to ‘forced login’ after privacy backlash – TechCrunch Google has responded to blowback about a privacy hostile change it made this week, which removes user agency by automating Chrome browser sign-ins, by rowing back slightly — saying it will give users the ability to …

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Hacked Chrome extension disguised as legitimate version steals logins

Hacked Chrome extension disguised as legitimate version steals logins Cloud service Mega.nz recently discovered that hackers had uploaded a fake copy of its Chrome extension to Google’s web store. The hacked extension was designed to steal web login credentials from unsuspecting users. The post Hacked Chrome extension disguised as legitimate …

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Firefox Plans to Block Crypto Mining Malware in Future Releases

Firefox Plans to Block Crypto Mining Malware in Future Releases Firefox, the popular Web browser, will soon begin automatically blocking crypto mining malware scripts as part of a wider performance-enhancing push. The Mozilla Foundation, the not-for-profit organization behind the open-source browser, said Thursday that it intends to block trackers and …

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