CyberNews: Beware of installing Adblock. it may contain malware

Abstract

In the latest campaign, we have seen several apps impersonated by the malware: the ad blockers AdShield and Netshield, as well as the Opendns service. This article analyzes only fake AdShield app, but all the other cases follow the same scenario.

Statistics

According to data from kaspersky security network, at the time of preparing this article, since the beginning of February 2021, there have been attempts to install fake apps on the devices of more than 7 thousand users. At the peak of the current campaign, more than 2,500 unique users per day were attacked, with most of the victims located in russia and CIS countries.

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https://malwaredevil.com/2021/03/10/ad-blocker-with-miner-included/?utm_source=rss&utm_medium=rss&utm_campaign=ad-blocker-with-miner-included

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