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2019-02-12 08:12:37

First Case of Crypto-Jacking ‘Clipper’ Malware Found on Google Play Store

A new form of cryptocurrency-stealing malware has been identified in the Google Play store. Dubbed ‘clipper’ malware, it was discovered inside an app impersonating MetaMask—a full browser extension which allows Ethereum-based apps to run on a browser without running a full Ethereum node. Clipper malware works by taking advantage of the copy-paste feature. Crypto apps […]The post First Case of Crypto-Jacking ‘Clipper’ Malware Found on Google Play Store appeared first on CryptoSlate.