Hackers Using Fake ‘Flash Player’ Chrome Extension to Collect Credit Card Data

Cybersecurity researchers are warning unsuspecting internet users about a year-old Chrome extension which steals credit card data from infected users via web forms on visited websites.
The surreptitious extension is spread by means of JavaScript injection attacks i.e. “You don’t have Flash installed, use this Chrome extension instead,” or something to that effect. When unsuspecting or careless users click on these links, it triggers an automated redirect to the malicious extension.

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