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New Adware Method: Manipulating Browser Shortcuts to Change the Home Page

Wednesday, October 8th, 2014

Here’s an annoying new trick to be on the lookout for when installing software …

Whenever browser makers tighten the defense systems of the browser it usually doesn’t take long before advertising companies and malware writers find new methods to penetrate those defense. Some browsers display information to the user when the homepage changes while others such as Chrome may even reset settings automatically when changes are noticed.