Microsoft has taken action against several world-renowned web browsers, including Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, and Microsoft Edge.
The virus, identified by Microsoft’s Microsoft 365 Defender Research Team, has been dubbed “Adrozek” and is spread across 15,300 malware samples across 15,300 URLs using 159 different domain names. It is reported that.
This virus causes ads to be inserted by the virus when searching through web browsers such as Microsoft Edge, Google Chrome, Yandex Browser, and Mozilla Firefox running Windows.
In addition, it has been revealed that user credentials such as usernames, emails and passwords stored in the Firefox browser are added to other web browsers and uploaded to the attacker’s servers.
Microsoft said the virus had been present since May and had spread to more than 30,000 devices a day by August.
Microsoft has further announced that if you are already infected with this virus, you should re-install, uninstall or reinstall the web browser.
Malicious programs like these are spread using a variety of modern methods and you may be a victim of cybersecurity companies when you become aware of them or receive anti-virus software or software patches, and the best solution is to get rid of them. Is to understand how a virus or such dangerous programs spread.
One of the most important of these is to be careful when downloading and installing software from untrusted sources, or from an official website or a trusted source.