Independent security researcher Armin Sebastian discovered a vulnerability in Adblock Plus which can allow hackers to read a victim’s Gmail and look into other Google services.
Adblock Plus is the world's most popular free advertisement blocker with millions of users and extensions that run in all the major web browsers including Chrome, Edge, Firefox, Opera and Safari.
The vulnerability allows the threat actor to inject malicious code into several Google services including Gmail, Google Images and Google Maps in attacks that are difficult to detect, according to an April 15 blog post.
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