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Fake Google Chrome errors trick you into running malicious PowerShell scripts
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Fake Google Chrome errors trick you into running malicious PowerShell scripts

A recent malware distribution operation tricks users into running malicious PowerShell "fixes" that install malware by pretending to be problems with Word, OneDrive, and Google Chrome. Several threat actors were seen using the new campaign, including the ones behind ClickFix, a new attack cluster, and ClearFake. The TA571 threat actor is well-known for acting as a spam distributor that distributes enormous amounts of email, which can result in malware and ransomware outbreaks. Website overlays used in earlier ClearFake attacks trick users into installing malware-installing phony browser updates. In the new attacks, malicious actors also use JavaScript on hacked websites and HTML attachments read more about Fake Google Chrome errors trick you into running malicious PowerShell scri...