Forced into installing a Chrome extension

We have found several sites created for the sole purpose of attempting to force users to install a Chrome extension. These sites are usually redirects from domains that offer cracks, keygens, and adult entertainment.

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Youndoo creates new Chrome profile

A new Youndoo hijacker from the Elex family copies most of the settings from an existing Chrome user account to create a fake, infected one.

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Imitation uBlock Origin app spotted on Chrome Store

Today, one of our researchers noticed a fake version of uBlock Origin, uploaded on the 29th of September, on the Chrome Web Store. If ever you find yourself searching for the said app within the store, you’ll want to avoid imitations.

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Tech support scams and Google Chrome tricks

In this article we take a look at some tricks that target Google Chrome users to dupe them with the infamous tech support scam pop ups. In particular, we examine the fake address bar and alert dialogs which people have come to trust and yet can be deceiving.

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The next generation Yontoo browser hijackers

We take a closer look at the new versions of the Yontoo browser hijackers making the switch from targeting Firefox to Chrome.

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