Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#1973 Google let scammers post a perfectly spoofed Amazon ad in its search results
Anyone who used Google search to look for Amazon, the internet retail giant, on Wednesday was likely served a malicious ad -- and didn't even realize it.

The good news is that unlike other rogue ads, your machine wasn't infected or served malware in any way.

But anyone who clicked on it would not have been sent to Amazon.com as they would have hoped, but instead, they were pointed to a fake Windows support scam posing as Microsoft.
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#1978 Google Project Zero: How we cracked Samsung's DoD and NSA-certified Knox
#1977 AthenaGo RAT uses Tor2Web proxy system to hide C&C server
#1976 DynA-Crypt not only encrypts your files, but also steals your info
#1975 Newly discovered flaw undermines HTTPS connections for almost 1,000 sites
#1974 Finding Ticketbleed
#1973 Google let scammers post a perfectly spoofed Amazon ad in its search results
#1972 The startup paying people to legally hack Uber, Nintendo, and Starbucks just got another $40 million to keep growing
#1971 Fileless attacks against enterprise networks
#1970 Mirai gets a Windows version to boost distribution efforts
#1969 This modular backdoor malware is now the most common threat to Android smartphones
#1968 Mac malware, possibly made in Iran, targets US defense industry
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