Meet Extenbro, a new DNS-changer Trojan protecting adware

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 15 Jul 2019 14:54:00 +0000

We found a new Trojan that uses aggressive techniques, including blocking access to security sites, to deliver an adware bundler. Read up on what Extenbro can do and how to get this pest off your system.

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A week in security (June 10 – 16)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:09:19 +0000

A roundup of security news from June 10–16, including MegaCortex, the latest news on privacy, the abuse of Twitter’s Lists feature, and more.

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Adware and PUPs families add push notifications as an attack vector

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 13 Jun 2019 18:36:14 +0000

Push notifications are being added to the arsenal of PUPs, adware, and even a Trojan browser extension that spams Facebook groups.

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Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report finds businesses hit with 235 percent more threats in Q1

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:01:32 +0000

The Labs team discovered that businesses are being targeted with 235 percent more threats than the previous year. Download the report and find out which threats are revving up, and which are dying out.

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A week in security (March 25 – 31)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Apr 2019 08:24:19 +0000

A roundup of news stories from March 25 – 31, including phishing, hacking, Government studies, mobile dangers on official stores and more.

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Awakening the beast: BatMobi adware

Credit to Author: Nathan| Date: Fri, 29 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

BatMobi is an Advertisement Software Developer Kit (Ad SDK) that was once clean and safe to use, but suddenly began serving adware in January. Learn more about this elusive threat, including how to clean it off pre-installed apps on mobile devices.

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This Week in Security News: Adware and Ransomware

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 15:23:08 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn about an adware that disguised itself as different apps and monitors mobile devices. Also, learn more about the different ransomware attacks Trend Micro has been tracking….

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Mac malware intercepts encrypted web traffic for ad injection

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2018 15:00:43 +0000

New Mac malware has been found that intercepts encrypted traffic for the purpose of injecting ads into web pages. But could this adware be used for more devious purposes in the future?

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