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All new tricky threat of the fake browser update scam

Long-standing malware scams often prey on unsuspecting internet users, and the old trick of prompting website visitors to update their browsers to view content has resurfaced. 

The latest twist? The culprits now hide malicious files on an encrypted cryptocurrency blockchain, making their malicious intent harder to neutralize. 

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