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Google disables inline installation of Chrome extensions for deceptive developers.

2015/08/07

Securityweek - (International) Google disabled inline installations for certain Chrome Web browser extension developers that the company has decided abused the feature to distribute the extensions via deceptive Web sites and advertisements, forcing redirects to extension product details on Chrome's Web store to provide users with information before installing.

Source: http://www.securityweek.com/google-disables-inline-installation-chrome-extensions-deceptive-developers

Note: This news synopsis is taken from the DHS Daily Open Source Infrastructure Report, a daily [Monday through Friday, except US Federal holidays] summary of open-source published information concerning significant critical infrastructure issues; a 10-day archive of the DOSIR can be found at: http://www.dhs.gov/dhs-daily-open-source-infrastructure-report.


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