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Malicious Chrome extensions on Google Web Store

Updated on 2022-11-25: Malicious Chrome extensions

Google has removed two Roblox-themed Chrome extensions from the official Web Store after it discovered that recent updates deployed malicious code inside users’ browsers that stole their Roblox account credentials. The incident appears to be linked to several reports from Roblox users who had some of their game inventory got stolen over the past few days. More than 200,000 users installed the extensions. Read more: Backdoored Chrome extension installed by 200,000 Roblox players

Updated on 2022-11-24

SearchBlox, a Chrome browser extension, was found containing a backdoor that can pilfer Roblox credentials and Rolimons assets. It has been installed over 200,000 times. Read more: Backdoored Chrome extension installed by 200,000 Roblox players


Group-IB found that at least 34 unique Russian-speaking threat actors have stolen 50,350,000 account passwords from 896,000 infections from January to July. Read more: Professional stealers: opportunistic scammers targeting users of Steam, Roblox, and Amazon in 111 countries

Alex Lim is a certified IT Technical Support Architect with over 15 years of experience in designing, implementing, and troubleshooting complex IT systems and networks. He has worked for leading IT companies, such as Microsoft, IBM, and Cisco, providing technical support and solutions to clients across various industries and sectors. Alex has a bachelor’s degree in computer science from the National University of Singapore and a master’s degree in information security from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He is also the author of several best-selling books on IT technical support, such as The IT Technical Support Handbook and Troubleshooting IT Systems and Networks. Alex lives in Bandar, Johore, Malaysia with his wife and two chilrdren. You can reach him at [email protected] or follow him on Website | Twitter | Facebook

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