Privacy disclosure: 111 malicious chrome plug-ins removed

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 Privacy disclosure: 111 malicious chrome plug-ins removed


However, awake said that the number of downloads of these plug-ins has exceeded 32 million times, which is the largest malicious behavior against chrome users.

So far, there have been at least 32962951 downloads of these malicious extensions, which is just the download statistics from the Chrome web store in May 2020, awake said in an official blog post. And there are some extensions that have been downloaded more than 10 million times. Although it is not clear who was behind the event and how many users were affected, the attacker used a domain name from an Israeli company. Of the 26079 accessible domain names registered with galcomm, 15160 are malicious or suspicious, that is to say, nearly 60% of them are malicious or suspicious: through various circumvention technologies, these domain names avoid being labeled maliciously by most security solutions, so that this activity will not be detected, awake said It is recommended that you check the plug-in of your Chrome browser. If it is not safe, it is recommended to remove it as soon as possible. Source: Zhongguancun Online responsible editor: Chen Gong_ NT3893

So far, there have been at least 32962951 downloads of these malicious extensions, which is just the download statistics from the Chrome web store in May 2020, awake said in an official blog post. And there are some extensions that have been downloaded more than 10 million times.

Although it is not clear who was behind the event and how many users were affected, the attacker used a domain name from an Israeli company. Of the 26079 accessible domain names registered with galcomm, 15160 are malicious or suspicious, that is to say, nearly 60% of them are malicious or suspicious: through various circumvention technologies, these domain names avoid being labeled maliciously by most security solutions, so that this activity will not be detected, awake said

It is recommended that you check the plug-in of your Chrome browser. If it is not safe, it is recommended to remove it as soon as possible.