Trojanized CPU-Z app on fake Windows news site pushed by Google

November 9, 2023 at 11:15AM A threat actor has been using Google Ads to distribute a trojanized version of the CPU-Z tool, delivering the Redline info-stealing malware. Malicious ads redirect victims to a cloned copy of a legitimate Windows news site, where they are prompted to download a digitally-signed CPU-Z installer. This installer contains a … Read more

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

November 9, 2023 at 09:09AM A malvertising campaign is targeting users searching for CPU-Z by serving malicious ads that redirect them to a fake Windows news portal. The campaign also cloaks itself by showing innocuous content to those not targeted. The rogue website contains a malicious script that deploys RedLine Stealer. Similar deceptive Google Ads … Read more