Malicious Google Chrome extensions installed on over a million devices

Malicious set Google Chrome Extensions designed to monitor browsing activity have been installed on over 1.4 million devices, researchers said.

As described in blog post (opens in a new tab) from security company McAfee, the purpose of the scam is to modify browser cookies every time they visit e-commerce website, thus charging the operator a partner fee for all purchases.

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