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Ransomware and Banking Malware on the Rise Due to Fake Browser Updates

Cyber hackers are resorting to an old trick in their renewed ransomware exploits – fake browser updates. Although it’s always recommended to keep software up-to-date, a new report from Surcuri finds hackers are exploiting that call to action in a big way.

In this latest discovery by Surcuri, hackers use email links or script code to compromise a webpage. Either way it’s done, the code results in a message box popping up that tells users a critical error happened due to using an outdated web browser.

With fake updates improving every day, users need to be highly aware of the problem and take steps to avoid being the next victim. Read the full story via the SoS Daily News.

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