|Google Chrome fans have been put on alert about some dangerous Chrome Web Store extensions|
GOOGLE CHROME users have been put on red alert about dozens of dangerous extensions available for the market-leading web browser. If you haven't already installed the extensions - you're protected. If they're already plugged into your Chrome browser, you need to act immediately.Google Chrome users have been placed on alert about a number of dangerous extensions available for the web browser. As revealed in a new post by HackRead, researchers from security firms PhishFort and MyCrypto have highlighted 49 Chrome extensions found to be engaging in malicious activity that could be putting you at risk.
These extensions pretend to be cryptocurrency wallet tools, but in fact contain malware that steals confidential information. If you've been relying on these small add-ons for Chrome for important financial transactions – that could leave your sensitive data at serious risk.