This dangerous fake Chrome extension could be hurting your device without you knowing


Scammer have been impersonating a Chrome extension for years, tricking hundreds of thousands of users into installing adware on their endpoints (opens in new tab)

BleepingComputer found a company called “Puupnewsapp” built a Chrome extension called “Internet Download Manager”, which promises major download improvements (up to 500% download speed increase), making it ideal for downloading movies, games, and other large files.