Third-Party Browser Extensions For Instagram, Facebook Infected With Malware

By   ISBuzz Team
Writer , Information Security Buzz | Dec 17, 2020 06:22 am PST

Researchers have identified malware hidden in at least 28 third party Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge extensions with over 3 million installs and associated with Instagram, Facebook, Vimeo and other popular platforms. The malware redirects user’s traffic to ads or phishing sites to steal consumers personal data, such as birth dates, email addresses, and active devices.