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System Infected: Fake Plugin Activity

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects attempts to download Fake Browser extensions on the user's machine.

Additional Information

Rogue browser extensions can pose like legitimate extensions but when installed can steal sensitive information from the infected machine.

Affected

  • Various Browsers
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube