Posts Tagged ‘Chrome’

Taicheetee.com: inner workings of the Android virus

Tuesday, February 9th, 2021

Taicheetee.com keeps opening new tabs in Chrome on an Android device Android users are on the receiving end of a virus campaign that promotes the Taicheetee.com site by spawning incredibly annoying pop-ups and browser tabs.

Dirty traffic monetization schemes are a thorn in the side of numerous smartphone users who suddenly find themselves entrapped in a rabbit hole of Chrome and Safari browser redirects and pop-up ads that won’t seem to stop. The foul play with Taicheetee.com and URLs at its heart typifies this dynamically escalating cybercrime trend. It manifests itself through the random emergence of one or several new tabs in the Android version of Google Chrome. This activity gets particularly conspicuous when the device is unlocked after a relatively long period of inactivity. In this case, the site in question is sprinkled all over the browser and the user has quite a bit of tab closing work to do. (more…)