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Clubhouse for PC isn’t a thing – that download is actually malware

April 9, 2021

Via: TechRadar
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Threat actors have reportedly posted Facebook ads for a malware-laden download that pretended to be a Clubhouse app for Windows.

Cybercriminals often piggyback on the popularity of successful apps to lure innocent users to download infected clones – and with millions of downloads already, the invite-only audio-chat Clubhouse iPhone app lent itself nicely to the scammers.

Ads that promised to overcome Clubhouse’s two limitations (invite- and iPhone-only) shouldn’t have passed Facebook’s security checks, but somehow did, and had a free run on the platform, directing innocent users to several Facebook pages impersonating Clubhouse.

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