FakeUpdateRU Chrome Update Infection Spreads Trojan Malware

FakeUpdateRU Chrome Update Infection Spreads Trojan Malware

Fake Google chrome update malware, often associated with the notorious SocGholish infection, is something that we have been tracking for a number of years. It is one of the most common types of website malware. It tricks unsuspecting users into downloading what appears to be an update to their Chrome browser, but is actually a remote access trojan (RAT). These tend to be the entry point and beginning stages of targeted ransomware attacks, costing untold sums of money in damages to individuals, businesses and even major corporations.

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