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Beware of Fake Anydesk Spread Via Google Ads

AnyDesk is a remote desktop application distributed by AnyDesk Software GmbH. The proprietary software program provides platform independent remote access to personal computers and other devices running the host application. It offers remote control, file transfer, and VPN functionality.

A fake AnyDesk installer is distributed through malicious Google ads placed by the threat actor, which are then served to unsuspecting people who are using Google to search for ‘AnyDesk.’

The fraudulent ad result, when clicked, redirects users to a social engineering page that’s a clone of the legitimate AnyDesk website, in addition to providing the individual with a link to the trojanized installer.

The company also said it notified Google of its findings, which is said to have taken immediate action to pull the ad in question.

Be sure to download only from their official website at https://anydesk.com/en