A week in security (August 23 – August 29)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 30 Aug 2021 15:21:44 +0000

A round-up of the most interesting blog posts and security news happenings for the week of August 23 to August 29.

Categories: A week in security

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post A week in security (August 23 – August 29) appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

What is scareware?

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 16 Jul 2021 09:44:30 +0000

We explain what Scareware programs are, as well as some of its accompanying tricks designed to extract payments from unwary web users.

Categories: 101

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post What is scareware? appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

SearchDimension search hijackers: An overview of developments

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 29 Dec 2020 16:05:00 +0000

The SearchDimension family of search hijackers has made some headway over the past year. Here’s an overview of their latest tricks.

Categories: AdwarePUPs

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post SearchDimension search hijackers: An overview of developments appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

WebNavigator Chromium browser published by search hijackers

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 17:05:25 +0000

A mystery Chromium browser recently made a sudden appearance, and is certainly proving popular. But what is it, and where did it come from?

Categories: AdwarePUPs

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post WebNavigator Chromium browser published by search hijackers appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

New Bundlore adware targets MacOS with updated Safari extensions

Credit to Author: Xinran Wu| Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2020 08:00:39 +0000

Browser add-ons are a common source of privacy and security concerns. While they are usually legitimate software products with real companies behind them, these plug-ins can also be used by unscrupulous software developers as a way to turn downloads of free software into a revenue stream&#8211;dropping browser add-ons that gather information from the user, inject [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/ToQR6l1YOJE” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

Read more