Lock and Code S1Ep15: Safely using Google Chrome Extensions with Pieter Arntz

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This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to Pieter Arntz, malware intelligence researcher for Malwarebytes, about Google Chrome extensions.

These sometimes helpful online tools that work directly with the Google Chrome browser can pull off a variety of tricks—checking your grammar, scouring the web for coupon codes, and providing a dark mode for easier nighttime browsing.

But the Google Chrome extension landscape is enormous, and, for countless users trying to navigate it, they can run into trouble.

Tune in to hear about the the history of web browser extensions, and how to spot and protect against malicious Google Chrome extensions on the latest episode of Lock and Code, with host David Ruiz.

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Stay safe, everyone!

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