Malicious Browser Extensions Targeted Over a Million Users So Far This Year


According to recent data from cybersecurity company Kaspersky, over 1.31 million individuals at least once attempted to install harmful or undesirable web browser extensions.

The company reported that from January 2020 to June 2022, over 4.3 million unique users�or roughly 70% of all users afflicted by dangerous and unwanted add-ons�were assaulted by adware concealed in browser extensions. According to Kaspersky’s telemetry data, this group of users could total 1,311,557 in the first half of 2022. Read More…