Beware! Don't fall for "Font Wasn't Found" Google Chrome Malware Scam

…Just Don't Download and Install It. It's a Trap!

Scammers and hackers are targeting Google Chrome users with this new hacking scam that's incredibly easy to fall for, prompting users to download a fake Google Chrome font pack update just to trick them into installing malware on their systems.


Here's What the Scam is and How it works:

It's a "The 'HoeflerText' font wasn't found" scam.

Chrome, Safari, and Opera Browsers might be leaking your private information

But, these features come along with some serious security risks too.

A web developer and hacker named Viljami Kuosmanen has found a flaw that’s affecting different browsers and plugins. According to his revelation, web browsers like Google Chrome, Apple Safari, and Opera, and plugins like LastPass can be exploited to leak sensitive personal information.


Browser autofill phishing in Chrome, Safari, and Opera

Over 300,000 Android devices hacked using Chrome browser vulnerability

You might have encountered a pop-up advertisement that appears out of nowhere and surprise you that your mobile device has been infected with a dangerous virus and instructs you to install a security app to remove it immediately.

This malicious advertising web page automatically downloads an Android app installation (.apk) file to your device without requiring any approval.

Project Mortar: Mozilla bringing Chrome’s built-in plugins to Firefox

Recently, Mozilla started rolling out multi-process in its Firefox browser and Opera brought the built-in VPN.

Now, Mozilla has announced Project Mortar to bring Chrome’s built-in plugins to Firefox web browser. By doing so, Mozilla aims to bring some particular plugins, which are absent in its library, to Firefox.

30 browser keyboard shortcuts for Chrome, Firefox, and Edge

Whether, it is for Windows or shortcuts for social networking websites like Facebook and Twitter. Our web browsers also have various inbuilt keyboard shortcuts. But some of these browser keyboard shortcuts are same for different web browsers.

How to swap Facebook reactions for emojis of your choice

Reaction Packs for Chrome and Firefox let users replace the social network's reactive emoji with their own custom symbols.

With the extension installed, users can create their own emoji or replace the Reaction smileys with packs created by others.

There are already some absolute crackers to choose from, including Pokemon and Donald Trump. Nothing says 'I disapprove' quite like the outrageous presidential candidate's snarling face.