Tech Support Scams
technical support scams
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 particular...
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Popular Browser Extension "Stylish" Discovered Stealing Your Browser Data
Both Google Chrome and Mozilla Firefox issued a permanent ban against the browser add-on “Stylish”, after Robert Heaton, a software engineer, accidentally found out that it covertly records browser data and sends them to questionable remote servers. Stylish is an add-on that allows users to personalize any website they visit. From changing color scheme to...
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