Google has removed 49 Chrome extensions disguised as legitimate encrypted apps

According to ZDNet, Google has removed 49 Chrome extensions from its online store. These extensions are disguised as legitimate cryptocurrency wallet applications such as Ledger, MyEtherWallet, Trezor, and Electrum, but contain malicious code designed to steal private crypto wallets. Keys, mnemonic phrases and other original secrets. It is reported that these 49 extensions were discovered by Harry Denley, the security director of the MyCrypto platform. Denley said that the 49 extensions seem to be created by the same person / organization. Although all extension functions are the same, according to the specific disguise brand will It varies according to the target user.