Ads, malware, and the update vulnerability

7 thoughts on “Ads, malware, and the update vulnerability”

    1. It is. But my son was quick to point out that all browsers support extensions and add-ons. True, Chrome has the auto update, which the Ars article says cannot be disabled, and that makes it a little less likely that you’ll notice when something is updated. But any update to any app has the potential to be used like this if the wrong people control it.

      1. If I switch, it will probably be back to Firefox. But I really like the Chrome unibar/omnibar, and on my old laptop, Chrome is definitely faster.

... and that's my two cents