Google Chrome Extension steals Monero (XMR)!

Unknown people have compromised the Google Chrome Extension MEGA. They read data to steal Monero (XMR). In addition, the attackers can read the access data from sites such as Amazon, GitHub, Google and Microsoft. MEGA immediately took the version out of the Play Store.

Users of the Google Chrome extension MEGA must be careful, if they are owned by Monero (XMR). Unknown people have hacked the extension of the data provider MEGA – now they can steal the Privacy Coin.

The attackers can now read, among other username and password of services such as Amazon, GitHub, Google and Microsoft. In addition, the attackers can also read the data for the XMR wallet. The community on Reddit responded initially alarmed when the MEGA Chrome Extension suddenly demanded new rights from the users. MEGA responded immediately and removed the app from the store.

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In this respect, there are now all-clear for users. Everyone, however, the version 3.39.4. MEGA extension for Google Chrome should uninstall it as soon as possible. After that, it’s a good idea to renew your passwords for all the accounts you’ve got with Google Chrome.

In the context of the Privacy Coin Monero (XMR), incidents occur repeatedly in the gray area of ​​legality. There were more and more reports of illegal mining in connection with Monero. Even though the technology itself may be innocent, the ever-recurring thefts and attacks in the crypto sector are a concern that the community must address.

Regardless, Moneros XMR performs quite well. Only in the Altcoin Marta analysis did it turn out that the performance of Moneros XMR was comparatively positive. The XMR rate is currently at $ 139. This corresponds to a 7-day plus of almost 30 percent and a monthly increase of 22 percent.

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