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Turkish Hackers Upload Malicious Browser Extension To Official Chrome Web Store

January 31, 2013 By Ali Loney

Softpedia – (International) Turkish hackers upload malicious browser extension to official Chrome web store. Kaspersky discovered that hackers are attempting to distribute malicious browser extensions through the official Google Chrome store. Google is attempting to remove the malware; similar fake extensions have been found for Mozilla’s Firefox browser.

Source: http://news.softpedia.com/news/Turkish-Hackers-Upload-Malicious-Browser-Extension-to-Official-Chrome-Web-Store-325708.shtml

Tags: News, security, AppSec Spotlight

Written by Ali Loney

Ali Loney is a Senior UX Designer at Walmart Labs. She is based in Canada and was the former Graphic Designer at Sonatype.