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Graphic of malware on a laptop compromising privacy
If this story is accurate it should be very concerning for any users of the plugin.  It is a sobering reminder of the necessity of checking who developed a plugin you are considering, keeping an eye on whether they continue to own and control it, as well as investigating the implications of any software changes.  It is essential you have good internet security on your machine and you sweep it frequently for malware.

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