Facebook, News and XSS Underpin Complex Browser Locker Attack

A sophisticated “browser locker” campaign is spreading via Facebook, ultimately pushing a tech-support scam. The effort is more advanced than most, because it involves exploiting a cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability on a popular news site, researchers said. Browser lockers are a type of redirection attack where web surfers will click on a site, only to […] This post appeared first on ThreatPost – The First Stop for Security News
Author: Tara Seals