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Google removes 49 Chrome extensions caught stealing crypto-wallet keys

The Chrome extensions were mimicking cryptocurrency wallet apps like Ledger, MyEtherWallet, Trezor, Electrum, and others, but, in reality, they were stealing users’ private keys and mnemonic phrases.

49 extensions appear to have been put together by the same person/group, believed to be a Russian-based threat actor. Whilst the extensions all function the same, the branding is different depending on the user they are targeting.

Source: Exclusive: Google removes 49 Chrome extensions caught stealing crypto-wallet keys | ZDNet

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