Google Earth’s Mac updater isn’t malware, but deserved your suspicions

Recently, Google accidentally pushed out an update to its plug-in that relentlessly asked Mac OS X users to enter their password.
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Glenn Fleishman’s most recent books include Take Control of iOS & iPadOS Privacy and Security, Second Edition (covering iOS 15/iPadOS 15), Take Control of Your M-Series Mac, and Take Control of Securing Your Mac. In his spare time, he makes Tiny Type Museums. He’s a senior contributor to Macworld, where he writes Mac 911.