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Cookminer Malware used to steal credit card info and password with Chrome

USNMix Report: Be careful of Chrome browser user
Your password may be hacked.
Global cyber security company Palo Alto has discovered a malware that can be used to hack the iPhone's text messages saved on Google Chrome, the user name and passwords saved in Chrome, the credit card information saved in Chrome and back in Mac. Unit 42, part of the Palo Alto Networks, said that the malware named CookieMiner is able to steal the valet service websites visited by browser cookies and hunting associated with mainstream cryptocurrency exchanges.

This malware stole text message 
This malware steals the text message of the iPhone by taking the passwords in Chrome and iTunes backups on Mac. Studies said, "Based on the previous attacks of the same kind, by taking advantage of a combination of theft information, web cookies and SMS data, we believe that the bad factors change the way of multi-functional authentication for these sites Can. "

Take control of hunting accounts on account
If the attacker succeeds, they have full control over the exchange account and valet of the prey and become the executors of the hunting fund because they have become themselves users. Configures the system to load the coin mining software on the malware system. Web cookies have extensive use in authentication. When a user logs in to a website, its cookies are stored for the web server to know the log-in status.


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