Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge extensions containing malware have been downloaded by around 3 million users, security research firm Avastclaims. Its researchers say that they were able to identify at least 28 extensions available on Chrome and Edge browsers that contained malware. These add-ons were billed to facilitate downloading pictures, videos, or other content from platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Vimeo, and Spotify. The malware in the extensions reportedly redirected users to ads or phishing sites and stole their personal data