WARNING — Hugely Popular ‘The Great Suspender’ Chrome Extension Contains Malware

From thehackernews.com

Google on Thursday removed The Great Suspender, a popular Chrome extension used by millions of users, from its Chrome Web Store for containing malware. It also took the unusual step of deactivating it from users’ computers.

“This extension contains malware,” read a terse notification from Google, but it has since emerged that the add-on stealthily added features that could be exploited to execute arbitrary code from a remote server, including tracking users online and committing advertising fraud.

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