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Fake Chrome LastPass extension leads to unwanted installs

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Apr 28, 2016.

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    A fake LastPass extension has been found lurking on the Chrome Web Store, offering promises of free and easy password management, but instead taking users for a ride involving website redirections, deceptive ads, and potentially unwanted toolbars. Inexperienced users are likely to fall for the scheme and download the fake extension as the publisher has perfectly replicated the page offering the legitimate one: The download numbers say that over 1,800 users were tricked into downloading … More →

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