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Warning for Google Chrome users as company confirms ‘multiple high-level hacks of browser’ for second time this week

Warning for Google Chrome users as company confirms ‘multiple high-level hacks of browser’ for second time this week

Google's threat analysis group (TAG) said hackers "created malformed code signatures" that would be considered as "valid by Windows" but could not be detected by OpenSSL code used in security scanners. TAG discovered that the OpenSUpdater line of software utilizes this new technique. Described as riskware, OpenSUpdater shows ads on victims' browsers and then installs unwanted programs into their PCs.

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