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How #browser #extensions #steal #logins & #browsing #habits; conduct #corporate #espionage | BoingBoing.net | # ! 8| …


 | Cory Doctorow |

Seemingly harmless browser extensions that generate emojis, enlarge thumbnails, help you debug Javascript errors and other common utilities routinely run secret background processes that collect and retransmit…

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# ! 8| ..Practicaly about Google Chrome, an unclear reference to Mozilla Firefox… but none about Microsoft Internet Explorer or Apple Safari…
# ! … Oh: and no references to such extensions in particular…
# !:/ ?

# !😎 Anyway, keep aware and search for a bit of information before installing ANY extension… in any browser.

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About Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

- Shared Knowledge Technician (aka 'Journo'...) - #OpenSource c@nnector [& brave χ-tester] - [instructor:] Radio Production & (~Rock+) DJin' [Curriculum Vitae Experto en Sociedad de la Información y Entorno Cultural Titulación - Administrador de Sistemas Linux, IBM-CEIM 2012 - Técnico de Redes y Sistemas, MTAS-INEM 2007 - Doctor en CC de la Información-Periodismo UCM 2005 - Licenciado en Comunicación Audiovisual UCM 1991

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Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

Gonzalo San Gil, PhD

- Shared Knowledge Technician (aka 'Journo'...) - #OpenSource c@nnector [& brave χ-tester] - [instructor:] Radio Production & (~Rock+) DJin' [Curriculum Vitae Experto en Sociedad de la Información y Entorno Cultural Titulación - Administrador de Sistemas Linux, IBM-CEIM 2012 - Técnico de Redes y Sistemas, MTAS-INEM 2007 - Doctor en CC de la Información-Periodismo UCM 2005 - Licenciado en Comunicación Audiovisual UCM 1991

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