New Malware Uses Chrome Extensions for Crypto Mining

Ashour Iesho · May 17, 2018 · 1:00 am 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 […]

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Google Doubles Down: Bans Cryptocurrency Mining Chrome Extensions

Melanie Kramer · April 3, 2018 · 2:00 am 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 […]

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