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January 15, 2019
Smoke Loader Malware just got heavier with PROPagate Injection

Smoke Loader Malware just got heavier with PROPagate Injection

A malicious downloader malware called Smoke Loader, which sporadically infected victims since 2011, has gotten active this year with a new method to spread the infection to Windows users. Like most malware, it tricks the victim into downloading a sketchy Microsoft Word document from a spam invoice email with unknown sender, and then prompts the...
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technical support scams

Tech Support Scams Part 2: Freezing Chrome Browser to Panic Victims

We’ve tackled about fake tech support helpers in the past, pretending to fix PCs in exchange for either a fee or a victim’s credit card information. Now a certain exploit that Google Chrome already fixed last February has resurfaced – scammers trying to scare victims by making their browsers unresponsive.   These scammers abuse a...
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