The use of technology has increased considerably around the world. With each day, people's lives are becoming more digital. Cybercrimes have increased with the use of technology. Cyber Criminals also devise new ways to make users their prey, which makes it very difficult to identify them. Cyber Criminals bring new scams, which are often preyed upon by users. Recently, Android malware BlackRock came out through which users' data was being stolen. Now Proofpoint has revealed the new scam in one of its reports.
Scam in the name of Google Chrome update
According to the report, Cyber Criminals are using fake Google Chrome update to execute this update. In the name of Google Chrome update, users are becoming victims of it. You need to be alert to this type of scam.
Hackers keep an eye on your bank account
Hackers want to empty your bank account through this scam. For this, scammers send fake updates of Google Chrome to the first user. After installing it, you get control of the user's computer and install a malware on your computer. After this, they make a dent in your account through banking Trojan program. This program is specifically aimed at targeting bank accounts.
Fraud in the name of internet explorer
Users are executing this scam not only in Google Chrome but also in the name of Internet Explorer. A variant of this scam also works on Microsoft Internet Explorer, so in addition to Chrome users, Internet Explorer users also need to be alert.
Right way to update google chrome
Google Chrome users should not update Chrome from any random website. To update Chrome, you should go to your browser settings and update. This is the easiest and safest way to update the browser.