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Browser extensions have been established as a common feature present in modern browsers. However, some extension systems risk exposing APIs which are too permissive and cohesive with the browser's internal structure, thus leaving a hole for malicious developers to exploit security critical functionality within the browser itself. In this paper, we raise the awareness of the threats caused by browser extensions by presenting a botnet framework based on malicious extensions installed in the<span class="external-identifiers"> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener noreferrer" href="https://doi.org/10.1109/msp.2018.3111249">doi:10.1109/msp.2018.3111249</a> <a target="_blank" rel="external noopener" href="https://fatcat.wiki/release/6umux6h3wzal3cr26wo7443h4u">fatcat:6umux6h3wzal3cr26wo7443h4u</a> </span>
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