Radware Blog: Nigelthorn Malware Abuses Chrome Extensions To Cryptomine And Steal Data

Radware Blog: Nigelthorn Malware Abuses Chrome Extensions To Cryptomine And Steal Data. “On May 3, 2018, Radware’s malware protection service detected a zero-day malware threat at one of its customers, a global manufacturing firm, by using machine-learning algorithms. This malware campaign is propagating via socially-engineered links on Facebook and is infecting users by abusing a Google Chrome extension (the ‘Nigelify’ application) that performs credential theft, cryptomining, click fraud and more.”