Google cuts fake ad blockers from Chrome Store: Were you among 20 million fooled? (ZDNet)

ZDNet: Google cuts fake ad blockers from Chrome Store: Were you among 20 million fooled?. “A researcher has uncovered five malicious ad-blocker extensions on the Chrome Web Store that were installed by 20 million Chrome users before Google removed them. The bogus ad blockers were discovered by researchers at AdGuard, a Moscow-based maker of ad-blocking and anti-tracking tech.”

Neowin: YouTube TV rolls out support for Mozilla Firefox

Neowin: YouTube TV rolls out support for Mozilla Firefox. “It has been a little over a year since the debut of Google’s TV service, YouTube TV. The firm is now expanding support for its TV service to include compatibility with Mozilla’s Firefox. The change was spotted by YourTechExplained with an update that was issued on the platforms support page. This now means that you can watch YouTube TV on Chrome and Firefox. Those using Microsoft’s Edge or Apple’s Safari are still out of luck.”

CNET: Brave browser getting closer to Chrome — including its extensions

CNET: Brave browser getting closer to Chrome — including its extensions. “Brave Software is moving its browser a step closer to Chrome, a move that’ll mean a new look and the ability to tap into the array of extensions that customize Google’s browser. The new version of Brave is in development now and due in several months, the startup said Wednesday. But curious developers now can start taking a look.”

Lifehacker: The Chrome Extensions Our Tech Editor Uses to Manage a Messy Browser

Lifehacker: The Chrome Extensions Our Tech Editor Uses to Manage a Messy Browser. “I’m the worst at keeping my browser organized—the absolute worst. I’ll open tabs like adding entries on a to-do list, and then forget about them for weeks as more of their peers join the party in the penthouse above Chrome’s address bar. There are plenty of extensions you can use to manage any organizational … difficulties … you have in Chrome. Here are a few of the ones I use to keep me sane.”

Naked Security: The Chrome extension that knows it’s you by the way you type

Naked Security: The Chrome extension that knows it’s you by the way you type. “Using multi-factor authentication (MFA) is more secure than relying on passwords alone – but could it be made even better? There is no shortage of ideas, one of which is keyboard dynamics (or biometrics), based on the long-understood observation that each person’s typing style is unique to them. Recently, a Romanian startup called TypingDNA has turned the concept into a free Chrome extension that can be used to add an extra layer of authentication to a wide range of websites by utilising this principle.”