Tag: Browser extensions

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1Password set to roll out passkey support next month

1Password set to roll out passkey support next month

The popular password management app will allow users to save passkeys and synchronize them across devices and platforms. Starting from June 6th this year, anyone with a 1Password account will be able to use it to save and manage their passkeys, according to The Verge. A passkey is a biometr... Read more

date9 months ago
Microsoft Edge set to integrate Adobe Acrobat’s rendering engine

Microsoft Edge set to integrate Adobe Acrobat’s rendering engine

The switch to the Adobe technology will happen in spring 2023. Adobe and Microsoft have announced that they will be integrating Adobe Acrobat's rendering technology into the Edge web browser starting in March, after which new versions of Microsoft Edge for Windows 10 and Windows 11 will roll out... Read more

date1 year ago
Third party browser extensions infect millions with malware

Third party browser extensions infect millions with malware

Researchers say that around 3 million people worldwide have been affected. Threat Intelligence researchers from Avast this week announced that they have found 28 extensions for the Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browsers that contain malware. According to Avast, the add-ons presented thems... Read more

date3 years ago
Microsoft warns of virus hijacking browser and stealing data

Microsoft warns of virus hijacking browser and stealing data

Microsoft has found a virus that creates fake search results and hijacks stored login details. The Windows virus, named Adrozek, has been installed on at least 30,000 computers. The virus spreads by leading victims to a rogue website that persuades them to download and install the malicious soft... Read more

date3 years ago
Microsoft also becomes a target for fraudulent browser extensions

Microsoft also becomes a target for fraudulent browser extensions

Microsoft Edge joins Firefox and Chrome in the fight against abusive add-ons. For years, Google and Mozilla have been trying to prevent fraudulent browser extensions from infiltrating their official repositories. These fake extensions can range from a nuisance to outright malicious threats to t... Read more

date3 years ago