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Windows 7: Google Chrome Extensions:Beware!

11 Jun 2014   #1
cyrilhubert

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 
Google Chrome Extensions:Beware!

This is a notification about downloading extensions for Google Chrome.I found out from Google search that Google Chrome Web Store is riddled with malicious malware in the shape of extensions (free of course). I should have found earlier but now it's rather late.Damaged done!

I downloaded an extension called History Calendar made by Russian programmers, it's supposed to allowed the Chrome user to look for older surfing history (3 months or more) and URLs. It instead messed up my Chrome.
I had to discard it and now SiteAdvisor is not working or displaying in Chrome.

Both search results from Google displayed in IE and and Chrome will be highlighted in blue colour unless Siteadvisor is shut down. Once Siteadvisor is shut down, I am blind even though I have WOT.

Watch out in downloading extensions for Google Chrome from Google Chrome Web Store .


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11 Jun 2014   #2
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

Do you have the links? I suspect you've been to some cloned site, no one else has reported this.
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11 Jun 2014   #3
cyrilhubert

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

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11 Jun 2014   #4
Britton30
Microsoft MVP

Windows 7 Ultimate X64 SP1
 
 

VirusTotal gives it a clean bill of health.
https://www.virustotal.com/en/url/ba...is/1402493520/
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11 Jun 2014   #5
cyrilhubert

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Thank you for verifying.
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11 Jun 2014   #6
Callender

Microsoft Windows 7 Home Premium 64-bit 7601 Multiprocessor Free Service Pack 1
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by cyrilhubert View Post
Once Siteadvisor is shut down, I am blind even though I have WOT.

Watch out in downloading extensions for Google Chrome from Google Chrome Web Store .

Take a look at these:

https://chrome.google.com/webstore/d...dnfoenal?hl=en

https://dns.norton.com/homeuser.html
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11 Jun 2014   #7
cyrilhubert

Windows 7 Home Premium 64bit
 
 

Well,thank you very much Callender for the pointers.
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