Hackers yesterday uploaded a hacked version of the MEGA chrome extension.
Those that agreed to the new persmissions expose themselves to malicious parties and may have lost sensitive login information for Google, Amazon, and cryptocurrency accounts.
It’s a reminder that you should always be careful of what you install and protect your funds at all times.
Reddit – https://www.reddit.com/r/Monero/comments/9cx7cc/dont_use_mega_chrome_extension_version_3394/
!!! WARNING !!!!!!! PLEASE PAY ATTENTION!!
LATEST VERSION OF MEGA CHROME EXTENSION WAS HACKED.
— SerHack (@serhack_) September 4, 2018
Security warning for MEGA Chrome Extension users: v3.39.4 was a malicious update from an unknown attacker. This version would request additional permissions. Anyone who accepted them while it was live for 4 hours may have been compromised and should read https://t.co/tW7EDqKIci
— MEGA (@MEGAprivacy) September 5, 2018
MEGA Official Announcement – https://mega.nz/blog_47
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