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This dangerous malware disguises itself as a legit browser extension to steal your cash

06
Apr
2023
This dangerous malware disguises itself as a legit browser extension to steal your cash

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Cybersecurity researchers from Trustwave SpiderLabs have discovered a new strain of malware that targets victim’s cryptocurrency wallets.

Dubbed Rilide, the malware poses as an extension for Chromium-based browsers such as Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Brave, or Opera.

The malware poses as a legitimate extension for Google Drive, and should people install it on their endpoints, they’d give the malware the ability to monitor their browsing history, grab screenshots, and even inject malicious scripts that would pull all of their money found in cryptocurrency exchanges.

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