Malware

In a previous blog post, we showed how users were redirected to a tech support scam page via a rogue Google Chrome extension. This time we take a look at another clever ruse to trick you into calling for assistance, and ultimately getting scammed. This scheme is actually hosted on the…

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Manufacturer "Spiral Toys“ sells connected soft toys under the "Cloud Pets" brand. The toy transmits voice recordings between parents and their children. A massive data leak has now resulted in the exposure of this personal information to unauthorized individuals. About 800.000 registered users are affected. Source: Security Blog G Data…

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The cornerstone of tech support scams is the deception that there is something wrong with your PC.  To advance this sham, tech support scams have long abused browsers’ full screen function. Coupled with dialogue loops, the pop-up messages that just won’t go away, and the spoofing of brands like Microsoft,…

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The cornerstone of tech support scams is the deception that there is something wrong with your PC.  To advance this sham, tech support scams have long abused browsers’ full screen function. Coupled with dialogue loops, the pop-up messages that just won’t go away, and the spoofing of brands like Microsoft,…

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I’d like to make some smart references to the Coachella event, except that I’ve only heard of about  six of the acts, one of them is named after a TV show and I mean, come on…”Swet Shop Boys”? Instead, I’ll begin by pointing out that the last time I went…

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I’d like to make some smart references to the Coachella event, except that I’ve only heard of about  six of the acts, one of them is named after a TV show and I mean, come on…”Swet Shop Boys”? Instead, I’ll begin by pointing out that the last time I went…

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I’d like to make some smart references to the Coachella event, except that I’ve only heard of about  six of the acts, one of them is named after a TV show and I mean, come on…”Swet Shop Boys”? Instead, I’ll begin by pointing out that the last time I went…

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I’d like to make some smart references to the Coachella event, except that I’ve only heard of about  six of the acts, one of them is named after a TV show and I mean, come on…”Swet Shop Boys”? Instead, I’ll begin by pointing out that the last time I went…

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