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Beware of browser hijacker that comes bundled with legitimate software

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Aug 12, 2016.

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    Lavians, a “small software vendor team,” is packaging its offerings with a variant of browser-hijacking malware Bing.vc. The company sells and offers for free different types of software (drivers and other kinds of utilities) on their own website, but also on popular download sites. Unfortunately, most of them come bundled with the aforementioned malware, which installs itself into Internet Explorer, Firefox, and Chrome without the user’s consent. Ad-injectors and browser hijackers are definitely a nuisance, … More →

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