Explained: user agent

This post explains the pros and cons of using user agents when browsing the world wide web. What does it reveal and why?

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A week in security (May 22 – May 28)

Last week we informed you about several new threats, here is a roundup of our posts and other noteworthy cybersecurity news.

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Stealing Windows credentials using Google Chrome

This article explains how Chrome users are at risk of spilling their Microsoft Authentication credentials by simply visiting the wrong site.

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A story of fonts by the EITest HoeflerText campaign

The HoeflerText campaign is known for a fake font download that delivers the Spora ransomware. But did you know it also uses special characters in the dropper’s file name?

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Rogue Chrome extension pushes tech support scam

Google Chrome may be one of the more secure browsers but an increasing number of malicious extensions are being forced onto users. The one we analyze can hide itself and receive commands from a remote server in order to hijack the browser with incessant offers, fraud and even tech support scams.

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