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Researcher to demonstrate feature-rich malware that works as a browser extension Print E-mail
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Source: Network World - Posted by Anthony Pell   
Latest News Security researcher Zoltan Balazs has developed a remote-controlled piece of malware that functions as a browser extension and is capable of modifying Web pages, downloading and executing files, hijacking accounts, bypassing two-factor authentication security features enforced by some websites, and much more. Balazs, who works as an IT security consultant for professional services firm Deloitte in Hungary, created the proof-of-concept malware in order to raise awareness about the security risks associated with browser extensions and as a call to the antivirus industry to take this type of threat more seriously.

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