Hackers Used Fake GPU Overclocking Software To Push Malware

Computer hardware maker MSI is warning gamers not to visit a website that’s impersonating the brand and its graphics card overclocking software, Afterburner, to push malware. From a report:

On Thursday, MSI published a press release warning of “a malicious software being disguised as the official MSI Afterburner.” “The malicious software is being unlawfully hosted on a suspicious website impersonating as MSI’s official website with the domain name https:// afterburner - msi [ . ] space,” the company wrote. “MSI has no relation with this website or the aforementioned domain. […] This webpage is hosting software which may contain virus, trojan, keylogger, or other type of malicious program that have been disguised to look like MSI Afterburner,” the company added. “DO NOT DOWNLOAD ANY SOFTWARE FROM THIS WEBSITE.”

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