Google Chrome is one of the most used Internet browsers but lately, it is being used by cybercriminals and scammers to infect users with adware, malware and other malicious programs due to the low level of scrutiny on its web store. Recently, an Internet security firm Cyren discovered a malicious Chrome extension spreading nude celebrity PDFs all over the Internet including on Facebook. You might be thinking what’s the big deal about spreading PDFs? Well, that’s just a beginning of an irritating adware and malware campaign. Upon clicking on the PDF file a new tab opens which looks like a video with a play button on it. Upon clicking the play button, those on FireFox, Internet Explorer or Safari browsers are redirected to several new web pages containing adverts and nude content.
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ORIGINAL SOURCE: Hackread