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  4. Web Attack: Browser Lock Website 15

Web Attack: Browser Lock Website 15

Severity: High

This attack could pose a serious security threat. You should take immediate action to stop any damage or prevent further damage from happening.

Description

This signature detects websites that display fake warnings and locks the browser demanding ransom money.

Additional Information

Malicious websites displays fake warnings and locks the browser demanding ransom money.

Affected

  • Various platforms.
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube