Extend at your own Risk: Browser Extension Compromise

12:00 pm - 12:20 pm

Objective: Guidance
Audience Level: Beginner/Intermediate
Session Type: Presentation

Out of malware targeting Facebook users, browser extensions are number one. However, most people are unaware that installing browser extensions can lead to compromise of their accounts and data. Because users inherently trust extensions, they offer a uniquely easy attack vector for attackers- one that doesn’t require top exploits or technical skill, but are just as deadly.


, Security Engineer, Facebook Inc.