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This fake Google Alert wants to trick you into thinking Flash is still a thing – TechRadar

Novel approach tricks Google Alerts into promoting unwanted apps

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Cybercriminals have reportedly managed to trick another Google service into delivering malicious apps to unsuspecting users.
Their latest target is the Google Alerts service, which researchers have found has  been abused to push fake updates of the now-discontinued Adobe Flash Player. 
The latest campaign adds to the growing list of Google services that have been repeatedly abused in novel ways by threat actors for malicious purposes. 
In this latest instance, unscrupulous elements first create…

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