Partnerstroka: Large tech support scam operation features latest browser locker

Tech support scammers belonging to the Partnerstroka group are once again abusing browsers, this time with a new browlock feature to reel in more victims, in one of the biggest campaigns we’ve ever tracked.

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How to block ads like a pro

In part one of this series, we had a look at a few reasons why you should block ads on your network and devices. In the second part, we’ll cover a few of the common ad blocking utilities and how to best configure those tools for maximum effectiveness.

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Everybody and their mother is blocking ads, so why aren’t you?

If you’re not blocking ads on your PC and mobile device, you should be! In this two-part series, we dispel some of the myths surrounding ad blocking, and cover the reasons why you should be blocking ads on your network and devices.

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Tech support scam uses fake Shoppers Stop site to lure thousands

The same group behind the Shoppers Stop tech scam campaign is at it again, injecting malicious ad code into thousands of sites and redirecting to a templated warning page.

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‘FakeUpdates’ campaign leverages multiple website platforms

Browser update? Do not trust, and do verify before downloading potential malware.

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RIG malvertising campaign uses cryptocurrency theme as decoy

This malvertising campaign uses a popular cryptocurrency theme to redirect users to the RIG exploit kit.

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The state of malicious cryptomining

From malware coin miners to drive-by mining, we review the state of malicious cryptomining in the past few months by looking at the most notable incidents and our own telemetry stats.

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Safer Internet Day 2018: ad blockers and anti-trackers

Today, on Safer Internet Day, we’re going to look at some of the easiest, fastest, completely free things you can do to have a safer Internet experience. Starting with ad blockers and anti-tracking browser extensions.

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RIG exploit kit campaign gets deep into crypto craze

We take a look at a prolific campaign that is focused on the distribution of coin miners via drive-by download attacks. We started to notice larger-than-usual payloads from the RIG exploit kit around November 2017, a trend that has continued more recently via a campaign dubbed Ngay.

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Exosrv.com, an ad server for adult sites, tops Malwarebytes detections

Learn why Malwarebytes is blocking exosrv.com, an ad server for adult sites. Hint: it’s not because it’s porn.

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