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04.19.18
Fake ad blockers in the Chrome store had over 20 million installs
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Fake ad blockers in the Chrome store had over 20 million installs

Google removed the impostors from the Web Store after AdGuard revealed their existence.

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02.14.18
Google explains how its Chrome ad filter will work
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Google explains how its Chrome ad filter will work

Apparently, the browser will give you the choice to continue seeing intrusive ads if you want to.

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02.03.16
Google pulls Samsung-backed ad blocker from the Play Store
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Google pulls Samsung-backed ad blocker from the Play Store

It might not like Samsung's approach to ad blocking, though not for the reason you might suspect.

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01.08.16
You say advertising, I say block that malware
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You say advertising, I say block that malware

Forbes asked readers to turn off ad blockers then immediately served them pop-under malware.

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10.09.15
Apple pulls ad-blocking apps that can 'compromise' security
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Apple pulls ad-blocking apps that can 'compromise' security

Apps like 'Been Choice' could be 'used to compromise SSL/TLS security,' according to Apple.

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