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General News Over 500 malware detected on Google Chrome; This is how you may have lost your data

Around 1.7 million users of Google’s browser Chrome around the world may have been affected by over 500 malware. Networking firm CISCO has detected over 500 malware in the form of add-ons on the browser which may have injected malicious adverts and harmed the users’ data, according to a report published in the Daily Express. After Google was informed about the malware, it conducted its own security checkup and removed all the malware in the form of add-ons from its browser. The security researchers of CISCO unearthed 500 add-ons and shared it with the technology blog ZDNet. Malware were present in the form of most popular sites like Dell and Best Buy and phishing pages which may have harmed the users’ information.

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