Malicious Cookie Stuffing Chrome Extensions with 1.4 Million Users | McAfee Blog


Authored by Oliver Devane and Vallabh Chole

A few months ago, we blogged about malicious extensions redirecting users to phishing sites and inserting affiliate IDs into cookies of eCommerce sites. Since that time, we have investigated several other malicious extensions and discovered 5 extensions with a total install base of over 1,400,000

The extensions offer various functions such as enabling users to watch Netflix shows together, website coupons, and taking screenshots of a website. The lat…

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