Plugin vulnerabilities exploited in traffic monetization schemes

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The latest round of vulnerable WordPress plugins leads to an active traffic monetization campaign via hacked websites.

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Partnerstroka: Large tech support scam operation features latest browser locker

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 13 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Thu, 19 Jul 2018 17:24:34 +0000

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?

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Mon, 09 Jul 2018 15:00:00 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 08 May 2018 13:25:00 +0000

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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Tech support scam uses fake Shoppers Stop to draw from thousands of forced ad injections

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 08 May 2018 13:25:00 +0000

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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Shoppers Stop tech scam draws from thousands of forced ad injections

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 08 May 2018 13:25:00 +0000

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

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:00:00 +0000

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

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RIG malvertising campaign uses cryptocurrency theme as decoy

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:45:10 +0000

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

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New RIG malvertising campaign uses cryptocurrency theme as decoy

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 28 Feb 2018 16:45:10 +0000

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

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