Beware of Fake Ad-Blocking Chrome Extensions!

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Chrome extensions have allowed us to have a great deal of flexibility in what features we can have in Google’s flagship browser. It seemed like manna from heaven, an alternative to the toolbars and plugins from the past. With one simple click, bam! You have a new card on your deck of widgets made by a third-party developer. Many of us took this for granted, and the system started to take a turn south. There’s one price to pay for adding extensions willy-nilly: you might have a fake one that acts as malware, and it might just be an ad-blocker

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