The Google Chrome extension installation is one of the most common ways cyber-criminals use to spread malware.
Although Google has removed all the malicious extensions, if you have installed any of them, you should immediately uninstall it and change passwords for your Facebook, Instagram and other accounts where you are using the same credentials.
Here’s the list of the malicious extensions:
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Afterwards, a set of requests is deployed, each with its own purpose and triggers.
The malware depends on Chrome and runs on both Windows and Linux.
1. Data Theft
2. Facebook Propagation
3. YouTube Fraud
4. Cryptocurrency Mining