Malicious Google Chrome Extensions Installed On Over One Million Devices

A set of malice Google Chrome extensions designed to monitor browsing activity have been installed on more than 1.4 million devices, researchers reported.

As described in a blog post (opens in a new tab) from the security company McAfee, the purpose of the scam is to modify the Navigator cookies each time they visit a e-commerce which allows the operator to pay affiliate fees for any purchases made.

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