Crypto Malware Spreads Via Facebook Messenger

News | May 3, 2018 By:

Cybersecurity company Trend Micro has identified a malicious Chrome extension that hijacks cryptocurrency transactions.

Dubbed FacexWorm, the malicious extension, which was first discovered by Kaspersky Labs in August 2017, uses a miscellany of techniques to target cryptocurrency trading platforms accessed on an affected browser and propagates via Facebook Messenger.