Just a little FYI: Filtering doodad in Adblock Plus opens door to third-party malware injection

Third-party providers of content filter rules could stiff netizens A feature introduced last year in Adblock Plus and a few other related content blocking browser extensions allows providers of filtering lists, under certain conditions, to execute arbitrary code on web pages.… Report This PostOriginal article…

Google Partially Steps Back From Chrome API Changes That Blocks Ad Blockers

Google has received lots of criticism since it announced Chrome API updates regarding ad blockers and extensions. It seems the Google Partially Steps Back From Chrome API Changes That Blocks Ad Blockers on Latest Hacking News. Report This PostOriginal article…

As netizens, devs scream bloody murder over Chrome ad-block block, Googlers insist: It’s not set in stone (yet)

Advertising giant insists it’s all still on drawing board – as plugin devs face code rewrites Analysis  Following uproar from developers and netizens over proposed changes to Chrome that threaten to break content and ad blockers, and knacker other browser extensions, Google software engineer Devlin Cronin has offered reassurance that the plans aren’t set in […]

Wow, fancy that. Web ad giant Google to block ad-blockers in Chrome. For safety, apparently

How many ad blocks could an ad slinger block if an ad slinger could block blocks? Google engineers have proposed changes to the open-source Chromium browser that will break content-blocking extensions, including various ad blockers.… Report This Post

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