AVG Chrome Extension Had a Big Security Hole

This is me, sighing. The security software company AVG has a Chrome extension. And until very recently that Chrome extension had a big security hole. “You’d normally expect antivirus software to improve your web browser’s security, but just the opposite was true for AVG until today. The company has fixed an exploit in its protective Chrome extension, WebTuneUp, that would let maliciously-coded websites compromise your PC to a ‘trivial’ degree. It could read your email on the web, for example.”

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