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, adguard, ublock, ad blocker, and… Continue reading 295 Chrome extensions injected ads in search results
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Malicious Ledger Live extension for Chrome steals Ledger wallet data
Harry Denley, Director of Security in MyCrypto discovered the malicious Ledger Live extension for Chrome, which is actively advertised on Google and stealing Ledger wallet data. It masks itself as a real Ledger Live tool intended for users of Ledger hardware wallets and their mobile or desktop devices. “Extension has no browser permissions. It only… Continue reading Malicious Ledger Live extension for Chrome steals Ledger wallet data
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