Security researchers have discovered a cryptocurrency-mining malware targeting Facebook Messenger users.

The malware, called Digmine, is disguised as a video file, usually with the name video_xxxx.zip, according to cybersecurity company Trend Micro. It will infect users who try and run the file. The malware installs a malicious Chrome extension that allows it to access an affected user’s Facebook profile and send private messages to all of their contacts with the malware file.

https://gizmodo.com/cryptocurrency-mining-malware-targets-facebook-messenge-1821513187

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