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Google Chrome Extension "Live Ticker" steals your Doge/BTC/LTC/etc

A browser extension for Google Chrome reportedly is capable of stealing bitcoin and other altcoins from its users.

Called the Cryptsy Dogecoin (DOGE) Live Ticker in the Chrome Web Store, the extension is susceptible to updates that begin monitoring visits to crypto-currency exchanges and wallet sites.

The warning about the extension was posted on reddit, along with the following advice:
“Be careful of what you install on your devices you use to access your wallets.”​

Read more
http://www.coindesk.com/chrome-extension-could-vulnerable-malware/


See other extensions for Chrome/Firefox that have malicious intent
http://malwaretips.com/threads/list-of-browser-extensions-that-are-spying-on-you-chrome-and-firefox-htg.22459/


Be careful of what extensions you are installing and their permissions (what they have access too). Less is better.
 
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