A Chrome browser extension used in conjunction with MEGA, a popular file-sharing platform, was recently hacked and used to steal private keys, usernames and passwords from users, allowing hackers to steal Ethereum, Monero and more.

At approximately 11:30 EST last Tuesday, a Reddit user (gattacus) posted an alert within the Monero subreddit, cautioning users to avoid using v3.39.4 of the MEGA extension for Chrome because of fears it may have been hacked.

Gattacus explained that there had been a recent update to the extension which had asked them for new permission to “read data on all websites”.

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