Scammers, profiteers, and shady sites? It must be tax season

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 25 Feb 2021 16:46:18 +0000

With tax season around the corner, an aggressive campaign caught our attention and we decided to investigate.

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SearchDimension search hijackers: An overview of developments

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 16:05:00 +0000

The SearchDimension family of search hijackers has made some headway over the past year. Here’s an overview of their latest tricks.

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WebNavigator Chromium browser published by search hijackers

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 17:05:25 +0000

A mystery Chromium browser recently made a sudden appearance, and is certainly proving popular. But what is it, and where did it come from?

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Chrome extensions that lie about their permissions

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 13 Aug 2020 17:52:49 +0000

Users have learned to review the list of permissions Chrome extensions require before installing them from the webstore. But what’s the use if they lie to you?

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Search hijackers change Chrome policy to remote administration

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 11 Jun 2020 15:30:00 +0000

Search hijackers are always looking for ways to get and stay installed. Here is one that changed a Chrome policy and set it to remote administration.

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