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Sunday September 24, 2017

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SafeBrowse chrome extension hides a cpu draining trojan

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SafeBrowse, a Chrome extension with more than 140,000 users, contains an embedded JavaScript library in the extension's code that mines for the Monero cryptocurrency using users' computers and without getting their consent. The additional code drives CPU usage through the roof, making users' computers sluggish and hard to use.

https://slashdot.org...cryptocurrency-miner

https://www.bleeping...hat-drains-your-cpu/

posted by mouser donate to mouser - September 24, 2017, 08:46 AM
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