Bleeping Computer: Chrome Extension with 100,000 Users Caught Pushing Cryptocurrency Miner

Bleeping Computer: Chrome Extension with 100,000 Users Caught Pushing Cryptocurrency Miner. “A Chrome extension with over 105,000 users has been deploying an in-browser cryptocurrency miner to unsuspecting users for the past few weeks. The extension does not ask for user permission before hijacking their CPUs to mine Monero all the time the Chrome browser is open.”