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    Malicious Chrome extension which sloppily spied on academics believed to originate from North Korea

    Date06 Dec 2018
    CategoryHacks/Cracks
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    Posted ByBrittany Day
    Computer users are being reminded once again to take care over the browser extensions they install after security experts discovered a hacking campaign that has been targeting academic institutions since at least May 2018. Researchers at Netscout have warned of a state-sponsored attack dubbed “Stolen Pencil” that is though to originate from North Korea. The state-sponsored attack is relatively unusual for its use a malicious Google Chrome browser extension.
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