A few days before Christmas last year, shoppers who used Honey on Amazon websites started receiving a warning from the e-commerce giant, according to Wired. The popular money-saving browser extension that tracks prices and discounts was a “a security risk,” it said, and even advised users to uninstall the extension “immediately.” While all browser extensions could pose a risk, Honey isn’t a random product developed by some unknown developer — PayPal purchased it last year for $4 billion in what’s its biggest acquisition yet.

Amazon calls PayPal’s billion Honey browser add-on a ‘security risk’

Source: Yahoo.com – Technology

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