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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A look back at the Zyns iframer campaign

Behind compromised sites or malvertising, you will often find trails that can take you back years and see how infection chains evolved, or didn’t, over time.

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Clickjacking campaign abuses Google Adsense, avoids ad fraud bots

Ad fraud is a billion dollar problem for advertisers. When real users are tricked into clicking on ads they can’t even see, (almost) everyone loses.

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Vetting your vendors: money isn’t everything

Vetting vendors doesn’t have to be painful – if you know your risk tolerance posture, and have a mature communication channel with your own security team.

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A week in security (Dec 04 – Dec 10)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from the 4th of December to the 10th. This week, we talked about DGA, a rootkit, another malvertising campaign, and a fake news about “smart drugs”.

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