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"Friends don’t let friends get spied on.' – Richard Stallman, President of the Free Software Foundation and longtime advocate of privacy in technology.

If You are Using the Stylish Web Browser Extension, Your Private Information is being Collected and Used for Unknown Purposes

Google and Mozilla have ejected the popular Stylish extension from their respective catalogs following a complaint that it collects data about website visits in a way that could be used to identify users.

Software engineer Robert Heaton first identified the security issue and warned, “the Stylish browser extension steals all your internet history” and collects enough information to identify individuals from historical web usage.

Details may be found in an article by Liam Tung in the ZDNet web site at:

Categories: Online Privacy & Security, Viruses & Malware

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