Facebook users - especially those in Brazil - are being targeted with malicious browser extensions trying to hijack Facebook profiles, warns Microsoft.
The Pwn2Own competition is underway at the CanSecWest conference in Vancouver, and during the first day of competition Java, IE 10, Firefox and Chrome were successfully "pwned" by various competitors, bringing them tens of thousands of dollars in prizes.
Chrome users, beware of an extension by the name of "Business Flash Player".
Malicious Chrome extensions are lurking on the official Chrome Web Store, warns Kaspersky Lab Expert Fabio Assolini, and the campaign for leading users to them starts on Facebook.
With $3.14159 prize pool and a completely new target, Google's Pwnium contest has become an even greater challenge for security researchers out to make a buck from their knowledge and efforts.
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