Vulnerability in addition AVG on Google Chrome threatens millions of users

Jan

3

2016

He informed a staff of Google Inc. for a security hole in adding Web TuneUp of the company AVG browser Google Chrome , which is supposed to protect users’ computers from malware.

Employee said his communication that the addendum is used by more than 9 million people around the world cause problems dramatically starting to change settings for startup, in addition to change the Privacy Policy and to use, where he confirmed that they are leaking users’ data and selling it to third parties without the user’s knowledge.

The employee apologized for the sharp attack on the company, but expressed anger at the presence of this kind of excesses in the addendum that are supposed to protect users’ computers and safeguard their privacy while surfing the Internet. He said that the gaps are the simplest type of xss and allow some sites to read incoming mail in Gmail Gmail via mail.google.com scale or any other domain with ease.

And launched AVG company in mid-December / December elapsed update to add to fill the gaps but Google has by refusing because it did not address the problem, to come back on December 21, updates the new Google approved it, but the team work of the Google Chrome has disabled some features to increase the level of protection.

The company began AVG since mid-October / October of 2015, the adoption of the Convention on the use of new stipulates that the company will collect data on the user and will sell them to third parties in order to keep the free anti-virus programs.

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