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by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#409 Chrome extension "BitcoinWisdom Ads Remover" caught stealing bitcoin from users
The extension's name is BitcoinWisdom Ads Remover and is a Chrome extension that removes ads from the BitcoinWisdom.com, a website for consulting all kinds of Bitcoin-related statistics, all presented in easy-to-understand charts.

According to Bitstamp, a website that lets users exchange Bitcoin for US dollars, this extension contains malicious code that is redirecting payments to its own Bitcoin address, instead of the one intended by the user making the transaction.
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#409 Chrome extension "BitcoinWisdom Ads Remover" caught stealing bitcoin from users
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