The search giant isn’t “killing” (a.k.a. getting rid of) the URL, unlike some sensationalist and eye-rolling headlines have put it. They are slowly giving it a facelift.
Google Chrome may be one of the more secure browsers but an increasing number of malicious extensions are being forced onto users. The one we analyze can hide itself and receive commands from a remote server in order to hijack the browser with incessant offers, fraud and even tech support scams.