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Google Bans Obfuscated Chrome Extensions to Cryptojackers’ Woe

Technology behemoth Google announced it will be taking crucial steps to ban any browser extensions that could potentially be targeting internet users’ digital assets. According to a recent press release, the company announced some of their upcoming plans to provide Chrome user’s with even more privacy and security when adding extensions to their browsers. And, not only will they be ...

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Ethereum-Based Brave Considered as Viable Alternative to Chrome

The go-to narrative for critics outside of the cryptocurrency space is to claim that decentralized systems and dApps have no active user bases. Ethereum-based Brave Browser is already being considered as a viable alternative to existing browsers like Chrome and Firefox. Popular Science, a widely recognized science magazine, recently listed Brave Browser alongside Firefox and Opera as viable alternatives to ...

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Hacked MEGA Chrome Extension was Used to Steal Cryptocurrency

The Google Chrome extension for the popular file upload and sharing service MEGA has been compromised by hackers looking to steal login credentials and cryptocurrency keys, according to information from security researchers. The service, which was launched by Kim Dotcom in 2013 after the demise of MegaUpload, has had its Chrome extension removed from the Chrome Web Store presently. SerHack ...

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Hackers Breach MEGA Chrome Extension To Steal Crypto Private Keys

Modern technologies, such as the internet, smartphones, and blockchain, are often touted as world-changing innovations, and while this may be the case, there are still glaring problems with the security of digital systems. MEGA Falls Victim To Cybersecurity Breach On Tuesday morning, concerned individuals across the web took to social media to reveal that malicious code had taken the place of ...

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MEGA Chrome Extension Compromised to Steal Users’ Monero

The MEGA Chrome extension version 3.39.4 has been compromised and can now steal user’s Monero in addition to other sensitive information, according to recent posts on Twitter and Reddit. MEGA Chrome extension is a tool that claims to improve browser performance by reducing page loading times, in addition to providing a secure cloud storage service. The official Twitter account of ...

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New Google Chrome Extension Flags Suspicious ICO Sites

Cryptocurrency investors have a lot to worry about these days. Not only has crypto-related cybercrime tripled over the last year, but prices have continued to drop, and many tokens picked up during initial coin offerings (ICOs) are turning out to be nothing more than scams. A new Google Chrome extension aimed at detecting potential scams, however, is now available and ...

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Google Removes MetaMask from Chrome Extension Store

Google has abruptly removed MetaMask from the Chrome Extension store without any explanation. The Dapp browser extension has been unceremoniously removed from the Android and Chrome marketplace with no indication as to why, and if or when it will be restored. MetaMask made the announcement on its Twitter handle on Wednesday July 25 in a tweet that read: “PSA: MetaMask ...

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MetaMask Google Plugin Suddenly Removed from Chrome Web Store

The popular Google Chrome plugin MetaMask has suddenly disappeared from the browser’s web store. For now, the MetaMask team have no leads as to why this has occurred. MetaMask Inexplicably Vanishes from Chrome Web Store It has emerged today that the popular browser plugin MetaMask has been removed from the Google Chrome web store. There is no word from either ...

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Will Opera’s Integration of Crypto Wallet Coax Chrome and Firefox?

Web browser developer Opera is introducing a built-in digital wallet called “Crypto Wallet” for Android which will permit users access to decentralized applications (dApps) as well as storage for Ether and Ethereum-based tokens. As a platform, Opera Browser offers a similar experience to other browsers, but gives access to unique features like a built-in VPN and ad-blocker. Opera’s Crypto Wallet What sets ...

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