Have you installed free software lately. If so, there’s a chance you might think you’re surfing with Chrome, but in reality a look-alike browser is snooping on your web connections and forcing ads on you. In today’s video, I discuss eFast browser, a potentially unwanted program (PUP) shipping with certain free software installers.
Show note: I’m traveling tomorrow, and may not be able to post a daily video. If not, I’ll return Friday.
(Episode Runtime: 3:00)
Direct YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ez1CwTwQwzI
- PC Risk’s write up on the potentially malicious eFast browser – PC Risk
- Malware Bytes analysis on eFast’s file and URL associations – Malware Bytes
- Article on evil Chrome-browser look-alike – Network World