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AEC v1.0.4

Cyber Security Info

Malware as a Chrome extension

September 5, 2014

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 Trend Micro describes malware downloader that installs also Google Chrom,e extension. This extension is disguised as a Flash Player plug-in and avoids Chrome security features by creating a special folder that contains the extension itself and malicious script in .txt file. The malware serves probably as a click fraud scheme in case the user visits Facebook or Twitter.

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