Malware

Microsoft exposes Adrozek, a malware that hijacks Chrome, Edge, and Firefox

Microsoft exposes Adrozek, a malware that hijacks Chrome, Edge, and Firefox

Microsoft has raised the alarm today about a new malware strain that infects users' devices and then proceeds to modify browsers and their settings in order to inject ads into search results pages. Widespread malware campaign seeks to silently inject ads into search results, affects multiple browsers - Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team Named¬†Adrozek, the malware has been active since at least May 2020 and reached its absolute peak in August this year when it controlled more than 30,000 browsers each day. Such a sustained, far-reaching campaign requires an expansive, dynamic attacker infrastructure. We tracked 159 unique domains, each hosting…
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