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Kovter malware masquerades as Firefox update

Discussion in 'Help Net Security' started by RSS, Jul 8, 2016.

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    Click-ad-fraud Kovter malware, packaged as a legitimate Firefox browser update, is being delivered to unsuspecting victims via drive-by-download attacks. Kovter, which also occasionally installs other malware, has been around for a few years now, and has gone through many changes that keep it a current threat. “What makes this new variant particularly nasty is that it’s the later fileless version of Kovter, and it’s now using an apparently legitimate certificate,” Barkly researchers have discovered. “That’s … More →

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