YouTube shows ads for ad blocker, financial scams

After performing local experiments for a few months, YouTube recently expanded its effort to block ad blockers. The move was immediately unpopular with some users, and raised some questions in Europe about whether it was breaking privacy laws. In addition, Read More …

Kaspersky reveals three-year long suspected supply chain attack targeting Linux

UPDATE 13.09.2023. Free Download Manager team issued an official statement regarding this incident. Kaspersky unveiled a malicious campaign in which an installer of the Free Download Manager software was employed to disseminate a Linux backdoor for a minimum of three Read More …

Astaroth Spy Trojan Uses Facebook, YouTube Profiles to Cover Tracks

Facebook and YouTube profiles are at the heart of an ongoing phishing campaign spreading the Astaroth trojan, bent on the eventual exfiltration of sensitive information. The attack is sophisticated in that it uses normally trusted sources as cover for malicious Read More …

Beware of Windows/MacOS/Linux Virus Spreading Through Facebook Messenger

If you came across any Facebook message with a video link sent by anyone, even your friend — just don’t click on it. Security researchers at Kaspersky Lab have spotted an ongoing cross-platform campaign on Facebook Messenger, where users receive a video Read More …