Tag Archive: Extensions

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    New Malware Uses Chrome Extensions for Crypto Mining

    Researchers were able to detect malicious Chrome extensions that could be used for secret cryptocurrency mining. Hackers Targeting Cryptocurrency Users With the recent rise of digital asset traders and investors, many hackers and other cybercriminals are targeting cryptocurrency users. Many major cryptocurrency exchanges have also advised their users to enable certain security features like 2-factor-authentication and SMS authentication. Most cryptocurrency and cybersecurity experts advise digital asset investors to store their cryptocurrencies on hardware wallets like the

    · May 17, 2018 · 1:00 am
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    Google Doubles Down: Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Chrome Extensions

    After rejecting 90% of all Chrome browser cryptocurrency mining extensions uploaded by developers due to non-compliance, Google has now banned all cryptocurrency mining extensions from the Chrome Web Store. Protecting Users from Extension Cryptojacking In an announcement on April 2nd, 2018, effective immediately, no new cryptocurrency mining extensions will be accepted to the Chrome Web Store for use with Google’s Chrome browser. The announcement also states: As the extensions ecosystem continues to evolve, we remain

    · April 3, 2018 · 2:00 am