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Malicious ware hides itself in Chrome browser, steals information

Malicious ware hides itself in Chrome browser, steals information


According to tecmundo Brazil, a new malware is circulating the country affecting users and steals very important information from victims.

The malware that spreads via an executable file named “MulheresPerdidas.exe”, install itself on computers then hides in Google Chrome. It also captures and relays all collected information to remote servers and create fake pages.

Using known techniques, the malware propagates in the internet. One of it, “dropper,” MulheresPerdidas.exe is capable of installing other files in the system to spread itself without the user’s knowledge.

More of the report, the malware can create fields of relevant information in the Chrome browser. Infected user could type its sensitive data like passwords, social media and bank accounts without any suspicion.

Brazil ESET manager, Jorge Camillo, recommended users to “have a proactive security solution installed on your computer and update constantly and continuously all applications.”

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