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Millions of Pornhub users targeted in malvertising attack

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Security firm uncovers hacking group KovCoreG’s attempts to trick browsers of world’s largest adult site into installing fake updates Millions of Pornhub users were targeted with a malvertising attack that sought to trick them during their 26bn yearly visits into installing malware on their PCs, according to infosec firm Proofpoint. By the time the attack was uncovered, it had been active “for more than a year”, Proofpoint said, having already “exposed millions of potential victims in the US, Canada, the UK, and Australia” to malware by pretending to be software updates to popular browsers.
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