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Bitdefender researchers are warning of a new scam that invites users to download malware diguised as a plug-in for Google+ Hangouts.
"The fraudulent email advertises Google+ Hangouts as 'the most popular online meeting service,' which is apparently true, according to a recent article from Lifehacker," writes Threatpost's Brian Donohue.
"The fake Google+ plug-in promises to make you 'look and sound your best with high quality audio and video,' apparently an effort to fool G+ users into believing that the free Web conferencing feature can be juiced," Donohue writes. "Malware City reports that clicking the link won’t install a Google+ plug-in but downloads an executable file instead."
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