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Web Attack: Fake Browser Update 3

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

Attackers are hosting fake pages which warns user of outdated browser, when users click to update the browser the malicious file is downloaded.

Additional Information

Attackers are hosting fake pages which warns user of outdated browser, when users click to update the browser the malicious file is downloaded.

Affected

  • All windows version

Response

No further action is required but you may wish to perform some of the following actions as a precautionary measure.
Run the Norton Power Eraser. (home users)
Run the Symantec Power Eraser. (business users)
Update your product definitions and perform a full system scan.
Submit suspicious files to Symantec for analysis.

If you believe that the signature is reported erroneously, please read the following:
Report a potential false positive to Symantec.
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