The threat and research analysis team at Barracuda Labs have released their findings in a recent google chrome extension security test.
Their findings show that more than 180,000 Chrome users have installed one or more ad-injecting extensions that have been displaying spam on 44 different websites.
Jason Ding, a research scientist at Barracuda labs explained:
This means that ads are injected into these websites by using free space on the page.
For more detailed analysis of these extensions and how to remove them, head over to the Barracuda Lab’s original blog post.