Short Bio

Rogue.ForcedExtension is the detection for Chrome extensions that are forced upon users.

Common infection method

The extensions are forced upon users by sites using browser lock scripts. You can read more about this procedure in our blog post, Forced into installing a Chrome extension.


Malwarebytes can remove the extension, but users may have to remove the file manually under Tools > Settings > Extensions. Remove the tick mark and click the bin icon behind the offending entry.

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