In these pandemic situations the hackers are more active and try to hack as many servers as possible. A few days early we saw that several high profiles were hacked in Twitter.
So, hackers come up with a fake Google update. Google Chrome is a cross-platform web browser developed by Google and it is available around the world with billions of active users it has a huge user base, 63% of the market share worldwide. There are more than 5 billion mobile installations of Chrome in 2019 alone.
As many cooperates, institutions and others as a daily basis using Google Chrome to find out different information.
Cybercriminals are focused on making that determination even more difficult, especially considering how many successful hacks start by appearing legitimate and with abuse of user trust.
Hackers are looking on websites as a launching pad for the chrome update virus. Hacking corporate sites and news blogs running on Wordpress CMS are being used to deliver backdoor malware as a means of talking control over a device. A backdoor is a malware type that negates normal authentication procedures to access a system.
Hackers use backdoor malware and insert data stealing, with thousands of websites exposed to the attacks. Among data-hijacking downloads are other Trojans, adware, spyware and a host of other malware.
There are experienced hackers behind the fake Google chrome updates and also cyber experts told there is one program used in malware called banking Trojan the program is used to rob money from users accounts.
Many experts said that hackers have not similarly limited themselves with Google chrome but will use a similar interface with Mozilla Firefox & Internet Explorer update page. The file contains a fishy website which is called the remote- control software that lets hackers to hijack any bodies computers from anywhere in the world and also spy on the user online account and social media accounts to steal username and passwords.
If you want to get safe from cyber theft, backup your computers and mobiles and use antivirus to stay safe from these attacks.
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