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Hackers using malicious web extensions to spy on user emails

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Hackers using malicious web extensions to spy on user emails - Times of India

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Cybersecurity firm Volexity reported that a group of hackers from North Korea are using a malicious Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge extension to spy on email accounts.

The malicious extension titled 'SharpTongue' is capable of stealing email content from Gmail and AOL.

Since its discovery, the extension has evolved and is currently at version 3.0, based on the internal versioning system.


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Published On: 2022-08-01 @ 18:23:05 (6 months ago)

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