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March 15, 2023, 12:17 p.m. |

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Financially motivated hackers are using a previously undocumented bug in Microsoft’s SmartScreen security feature to spread the Magniber ransomware, according to a new report. The cybercriminals have been able to exploit the zero-day vulnerability in SmartScreen since December, researchers from Google’s Threat Analysis Group (TAG) said. The Google team [reported](https://blog.google/threat-analysis-group/magniber-ransomware-actors-used-a-variant-of-microsoft-smartscreen-bypass/) its findings about the bug

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