Greasemonkey Coming to Google Chrome?

Paul Glazowsi @ Mashable writes:

Remember that thing Google put together a comic book about? Chrome is its name, and Web browsing and AJAX crunching is its game. Well, just recently the latest beta builds are said to have basic Greasemonkey support. With emphasis on basic.

According to Martin at gHacks, the fact that Google doesn’t yet support an extension system within Chrome means that there are some pretty significant ifs and buts about what’s possible and what’s not with the addition of Greasemonkey. Script loading and a metadata issues are purported to be conflict prone.

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New address spoofing flaw smudges Google’s Chrome

Google’s Chrome browser has been marred by yet another vulnerability, this one allowing attackers to impersonate websites of groups like the Better Business Bureau, PayPal or, well, Google.

Researcher Liu Die Yu of the TopsecTianRongXin research lab in Beijing says the spoofing vulnerability is the result of faulty code inserted by programmers from the Mountain View, California search behemoth.

“I don’t see Apple Safari vulnerable in the same way,” he writes in an email to The Register. “They share the same engine(webkit).”

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