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Fireball - The Explosive Malware Heard 'Round the World

When is adware not just adware?

When it’s also malware, of course!

Fireball, a new threat out of China, created by marketing firm Rafotech, is just one such example of a threat that is one part adware and one part malware. 894 kata lagi

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The Google Play adware apps that just won't die

Thanks to Rowland Yu of SophosLabs for his behind-the-scenes work on this article.

Several popular Android apps in Google Play are rigged with a third-party library that continuously pops up ads even if the user tries to force close them. 718 kata lagi


Fireball Malware

Belum lagi keluarga ransomware mereda, muncul lagi malware (malicious software, perangkat lunak berbahaya) jenis lainnya yang berkembang pesat di jagat maya, kali ini ada… 933 kata lagi


Malware Types

Malware is short for malicious software, meaning software that can be used to compromise computer functions, steal data, bypass access controls, or otherwise cause harm to the host computer. 950 kata lagi

how to remove adware from your mac

Despite removing MacKeeper, I occasionally get reports from DetectX users who find that when they open their browser, MacKeeper is still haunting them. If your browser is popping open with images like the ones above, then like those users, you’ve got an adware infection. 1.331 kata lagi


Punching down the Judy Android adware: a SophosLabs analysis

Thanks to Chen Yu, Rowland Yu and William Lee of SophosLabs for the behind-the-scenes work on this article.

There’s been a lot of focus lately on the so-called “Judy” adware found hiding in more than 40 Android apps on… 611 kata lagi


Most common types of Malware everyone should know about

Last month the world experienced a devastating ransomware attack, known was WannaCry which affected more then 200,000 computers. Users had their data locked by the computer and had to pay the ransom to retrieve their data. 791 kata lagi