Be aware! Hiddad Malware present on Google Play Store.

Credit to Author: Rupali Parate| Date: Mon, 27 Aug 2018 13:43:48 +0000

Quick Heal Security Lab has spotted a couple of applications on play store which hide themselves after installation and display full screen ads after specific time interval. This trend is used by most of the developers these days to earn profit by displaying ads. Even if users want to uninstall…

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Mobile Menace Monday: Adware MobiDash gets stealthy

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 23 Jul 2018 15:00:50 +0000

Adware MobiDash, an ad-displaying nuisance, now comes with some additional stealth features. As a result, these features hide the existence of Adware MobiDash—even when it’s in plain sight.

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Cybercrime tactics & techniques Q2 2018

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:05:00 +0000

The last quarter is likely the last hurrah of the campaigns and attacks we’ve been seeing over the last 6 months. What comes next may completely change the game. Check out our latest Cybercrime Tactics & Techniques report to find out more about what you may encounter next quarter.

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Quick Heal detects malware misusing the fame of Patanjali’s Kimbho app

Credit to Author: Rupali Parate| Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2018 10:14:16 +0000

When Patanjali’s Kimbho app came to Google Play Store, it made some headlines on the Internet, newspapers, TVs, etc. It had 1.5 lakh downloads in just 3 hours. Kimbho app was designed for socializing, messaging and sharing videos, images, etc., same as what the WhatsApp and Facebook app do. However,…

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Kuik: a simple yet annoying piece of adware

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 08 May 2018 16:00:27 +0000

Kuik adware, which forces affected machines to join a domain controller, is using this unusual technique to push Google Chrome extensions and coin miner applications. In this blog, we’ll provide technical analysis of the adware and custom removal instructions.

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New Crossrider variant installs configuration profiles on Macs

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Tue, 24 Apr 2018 16:30:00 +0000

A new variant of the Crossrider adware has been spotted that is infecting Macs in a unique way, using a configuration profile to keep its effects resident in the system.

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PBot: a Python-based adware

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Wed, 18 Apr 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Recently, we came across a Python-based sample dropped by an exploit kit. Although it arrives under the disguise of a MinerBlocker, it has nothing in common with miners. In fact, it seems to be PBot: a Python-based adware.

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Myspace vs. Facebook: the good old days?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 16:13:59 +0000

There’s a debate happening at the moment: Myspace vs. Facebook. Was it safer? Easier to use? More welcoming of sparkly gifs? We take a walk down memory lane and remind you that privacy and safety concerns plagued ye old social networks of yore.

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