Watch out, that Microsoft Edge update is actually ransomware

As security experts often stress the importance of keeping your software up to date, cybercriminals have now begun targeting Microsoft Edge (opens in new tab) users with fake browser updates.

Fake software updates (opens in new tab) have been a go-to tactic deployed by cybercriminals to get users to download malware for years now. This is because with a convincingly-branded message that carries the right mixture of implied threat and urgency, they can easily trick unsuspecting users.

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