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295 Chrome extensions injected ads in search results

Chrome extensions injected ads

AdGuard analysts have identified 295 malicious extensions in the Chrome Web Store that have been installed over 80,000,000 times. These Chrome browser extensions injected ads into Google and Bing search results. Most of the dangerous extensions masked themselves as ad blockers and were easily found by queries such as adblock, …

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Experts discovered Chrome largest spyware installation campaign

Chrome spyware installation campaign

Specialists from the company Awake Security reported about currently perhaps the largest spyware campaign for installing spyware in Google Chrome. As part of the campaign, criminals registered thousands of domains and used extensions in Chrome to install malware on victims’ devices. Users installed spyware through 32,962,951 downloads of various malicious …

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Mandrake malware was hiding on Google Play for more than four years

Mandrake was hiding on Google Play

Bitdefender experts found Mandrake spyware in the official Android app store, hiding on Google Play for four years (since 2016). The malware established full control over infected devices, collected credentials, GPS from infected devices, made screen recordings, and so on. At the same time, the malware carefully avoided infections in …

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Shitcoin Wallet for Google Chrome steals cryptocurrency passwords and keys

Shitcoin Wallet for Google Chrome

One of the extensions for Google Chrome, Shitcoin Wallet injects a special JavaScript code into web pages. Using this code, attackers steal passwords and private keys from cryptocurrency wallets and services. The first problematic addon appeared on December 9th. The extension received the identifier ckkgmccefffnbbalkmbbgebbojjogffn. Shitcoin Wallet developers claim that …

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