Security Newsletter
18 Sep 2023
Fake Cisco Webex Google Ads abuse tracking templates to push malware
Threat actors use Google Ads tracking templates as a loophole to create convincing Webex software search ads that redirect users to websites that distribute the BatLoader malware. Webex is a video conferencing and contact center suite that is part of Cisco's collaboration products portfolio and used by corporations and businesses worldwide.
Malwarebytes reports that the malvertising campaign has been active in Google Search for a week, with the threat actors appearing to be from Mexico.
Malwarebytes reports that a malicious Google ad impersonates the official Webex download portal, ranking at the highest position in Google Search results for the "webex" term.
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