How to protect against malicious browser plugins?

I recently came across a browser plugin in Chrome that would redirect the user to malicious websites but also some user behavior tracking. Some time later it would be taken down from the Chrome store but as this was also missed by the installed AntiVirus / Endpoint protection I was wondering what the best approach to protect against this risk would look like?

I would imagine blocking DNS requests towards domains with a bad reputation could be a start but maybe there is something else that can be done here?

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