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New Chrome malware scam

January 21, 2017

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Google Chrome users could be lured into downloading malware disguised as a fix for corrupted fonts, according to a recent report.

Malicious hackers are breaking into poorly-protected websites, according to research by the security firm Proofpoint, and inserting JavaScript that waits for Chrome browsers to be referred to the sites via search engines. The script then inserts unrecognized characters that break the font rendering on the webpage, making all text unreadable.

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