There’s a new hack that is infecting a lot of popular websites which tries to get visitors to install a virus by hijacking the website and replacing all the text with random symbols, then telling the website visitor that they are missing an important font which prevents them from loading the web page correctly:

If you see a pop-up dialogue like the one above with the Chrome logo asking you to update your Chrome font installation, leave immediately! This one is a really nasty infection, and you don’t want to get it anywhere near your PC.

Please share this with your friends and family and warn them not to fall for this. It’s a pretty well-executed attack and it’s easy to fall victim to this one.

Remember to browse safely and don’t click on anything that seems even remotely suspicious. This particular virus can infect some of the more popular sites and blogs you’ve visited in the past, so don’t assume that just because it’s a site you trust that this installation alert is legitimate! They are infecting the owners of these sites without their knowledge and preying on their visitors, so be careful!

Credit to NeoSmart Technologies for documenting this item, Click to read more here

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