Security advisory: Google Chrome uses targeted by “Font wasnt found” scam

Please be aware that a new infection technique is doing the rounds; targeting Google Chrome users. The “font wasn’t found” message that appears if you land on certain websites encourages the user to download the “missing” font. Do not download and install .. it’s a trap!

Hackers are targeting genuine but poorly maintained or secured websites, changing the code, and simply visiting an infected site can cause this prompt to appear  This infection method has been reported to install ransomware Trojans.

Please make your staff aware of this threat.