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New Malvertising Campaign Uses Fake Windows News Portal to Distribute Malicious Installers

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Nov
2023
New Malvertising Campaign Uses Fake Windows News Portal to Distribute Malicious Installers

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A new malvertising campaign has been found to employ fake sites that masquerade as legitimate Windows news portal to propagate a malicious installer for a popular system profiling tool called CPU-Z.

“This incident is a part of a larger malvertising campaign that targets other utilities like Notepad++, Citrix, and VNC Viewer as seen in its infrastructure (domain names) and cloaking templates used to avoid detection,” Malwarebytes’ Jérôme Segura said.

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