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Web Attack: Fake Tech Support Scams

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 webpages that locks the Web Browsers and entices the Users to pay ransom.

Additional Information

Browserlock locks the Web Browsers and doesn't allow Users to close it and entices Users to pay ransom money.

Affected

  • Various Web Browsers
  • Twitter
  • Facebook
  • LinkedIn
  • Google+
  • YouTube