Eight Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Deliver Malicious Code to 4.8 Million Users

Eight Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Deliver Malicious Code to 4.8 Million Users

Eight Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Deliver Malicious Code to 4.8 Million Users

Six more developers have had their Chrome extensions hijacked in the past four months, according to new evidence surfaced yesterday by Proofpoint researcher Kafeine.Earlier this month, we reported about the hijacking of two Chrome extensions named Copyfish and Web Developer. In both cases, attackers used phishing emails to fool developers into handing over login credentials for their Chrome developer accounts.Six more Chrome extensions hijackedYesterday, after some clever sleuthing, security researcher Kafeine identified six more Chrome extensions that had been hijacked in the same manner.

Källa: Eight Chrome Extensions Hijacked to Deliver Malicious Code to 4.8 Million Users

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