Monthly Archives: August 2017

Chrome Extension Hijacked

Over 1 million Chrome users have been exposed to a hijacked extension called Web Developer allowing cyber criminals the ability to directly inject malicious JavaScript code to serve up advertisements to anyone using the extension. The plugin has access to sensitive information, such as passwords and pretty much anything used by the browser itself. Anyone using he affected 0.4.9 version of the extension is urged to upgrade to 0.5 as soon as possible. It is also advised to change any passwords of accounts which may of been compromised due to using the affected extension.