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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Tech support scammers find new way to jam Google Chrome (updated)

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:21:49 +0000

Browsers are usually the first point of contact between victims and threat actors. With a few bits of code, crooks manage once again to freeze Google Chrome and scare users into calling for assistance.

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Tech support scammers find new way to jam Google Chrome

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 16:21:49 +0000

Browsers are usually the first point of contact between victims and threat actors. With a few bits of code, crooks manage once again to freeze Google Chrome and scare users into calling for assistance.

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Tech support scammers make browser lockers more resilient

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 20 Dec 2017 16:29:26 +0000

Closing tech support scam pop-ups is becoming more challenging as crooks come up with more tricks for browser lockers.

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Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:00:27 +0000

In this edition of the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report, we saw a number of high profile breaches targeting the personal information of hundreds of millions of people. We also observed shifts in malware distribution, the revival of some old families, and found cases of international tech support scams.

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Tech support scammers abuse native ad and content provider Taboola to serve malvertising (updated)

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:58:32 +0000

See how scammers redirected visitors from MSN to their tech support scam page in this latest malvertising campaign.

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National cybersecurity awareness month: simple steps for online safety

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 19:00:03 +0000

National cybersecurity awareness month was created to ensure that every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. And now Malwarebytes is doing its part.

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Tech support scammers abuse native ad and content provider Taboola to serve malvertising

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2017 14:58:32 +0000

See how scammers redirected visitors from MSN to their tech support scam page in this latest malvertising campaign.

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Report: Second quarter dominated by ransomware outbreaks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 19:06:53 +0000

The second quarter of 2017 left the security world wondering, “What the hell happened?” With leaks of government-created exploits being deployed against users in the wild, a continued sea of ransomware constantly threatening our ability to work online, and the lines between malware and potentially unwanted programs continuing to blur, every new incident was a wakeup call.In this report, we are going to discuss some of the most important trends, tactics, and attacks of Q2 2017, including an update on ransomware, what is going on with all these exploits, and a special look at all the breaches that happened this quarter.

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