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Old January 19th, 2014 #13
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Chrome extension author talks about how malware companies offer extension programmers money in exchange for injecting malicious code, or collecting user data used for marketing. Same thing probably happens to other software and other browsers.
http://www.reddit.com/r/IAmA/comment...opular_chrome/

The NSA often tries to pay off security companies to keep their software's encryption weak or infected with a backdoor.

http://rt.com/usa/rsa-nsa-deal-weaken-encryption-581/

http://www.pcworld.com/article/20871...e-routers.html