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New Malware Uses Chrome Extensions for Crypto Mining

  • Published on: May 17, 2018 - 1:12 AM
  • Source: Bitcoinist

New Malware Uses Chrome Extensions for Crypto MiningResearchers 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 Trezor and Ledger …

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