ChromeLoader Browser Hijacker Provides Gateway to Bigger Threats


Researchers warn that the malvertiser’s use of PowerShell might allow it to go beyond its basic capabilities and transmit ransomware, malware, or steal data from browser sessions.

On the surface, ChromeLoader appears to be a typical browser hijacker that just sends users to advertising websites. However, its usage of PowerShell may offer a bigger danger by allowing for more sophisticated criminal activities, such as the spread of ransomware or malware, or the theft of browser-session data. Read More…