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Google cracking down on annoying ads

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In a somewhat counterintuitive move, Google has blocked certain types of ads through its Chrome...

Tech Matters

Google cracking down on annoying ads

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In a somewhat counterintuitive move, Google has blocked certain types of ads through its Chrome browser. It’s surprising because ads are Google’s biggest source of revenue, but it’s looking at a longer-term strategy to help reduce the use of ad blockers, which block all ads, not...


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How to reconfigure Google Chrome for better security

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Last week we looked at the rising risk of malicious browser extensions, particularly those designed for Google Chrome. Because there’s an ongoing war between cybercriminals and security people, and one that likely will never end, it’s important for you to do your part in staying safe...


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How to keep your browser safer from malicious extensions

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It’s been a rough start to 2018 for the security folks at Google as a wave of malicious Chrome browser extensions have been identified by security researchers. Google has acted swiftly to remove the dangerous extensions, which is a good thing. The abundance of rogue extensions — the...

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