Scams, infrastructure attacks, data harvesting and attacks on streamers are all in the offing.
Researchers think an organized crime gang is running the massive campaigns, prepping for large-scale follow-on attacks on Android users.
The results could start a wave of major damages for companies that collect and sell consumer information.
The amount is the max allowed under pre-GDPR regulation, but is barely a financial slap on the risk for the social-media giant.
Chrome users are now automatically signed into the browser if they’re signed into any other Google service, such as Gmail.
The service gleans information from receipts, travel itineraries, trade confirmations for online brokerages, Uber messages, auto-loan confirmation and promotions.
The low-cost malware lowers the barrier of entry for carrying out advanced data exfiltration.