Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#2020 Rogue Chrome extension pushes tech support scam
Given Google Chrome’s popularity, it is no surprise to see it being more and more targeted these days. In particular, less than reputable ad networks are contributing to the distribution of malicious Chrome extensions via very deceptive means.

In this post we look at a forced installation of such an extension that eventually leads to more adverts being force fed into Chrome. And once you spin the malvertising roulette, anything can happen.
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#2027 Criminals monetizing attacks against unpatched WordPress sites
#2026 Android ransomware requires victim to speak unlock code
#2025 Cybercrime and other threats faced by the healthcare industry (PDF)
#2024 Read The Manual - a guide to the RTM banking trojan (PDF)
#2023 Malware lets a drone steal data by watching a computer’s blinking LED
#2022 Bitcoin trader hit by "severe DDoS attack" as bitcoin price nears all-time high
#2021 Blizzard ends support for Windows XP and Vista
#2020 Rogue Chrome extension pushes tech support scam
#2019 New crypto-ransomware hits macOS
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