Tag: Adware

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VMware warns of ChromeLoader, adware variant with severe impact

VMware warns of ChromeLoader, adware variant with severe impact

Security researchers at VMware urge organizations to heed the rise of ChromeLoader. The malware hijacks victims' browsers to spread malicious files and targeted ads. ChromeLoader was discovered in January. The malware is typically installed through an .iso file, after which the program manipula... Read more

date2 months ago
85 adware apps discovered in Google Play Store

85 adware apps discovered in Google Play Store

Trend Micro has discovered 85 adware applications in the Google Play Store. The apps, which Google has removed following a report from the company, have already been downloaded more than 8 million times by Android users. With mobile adware, intrusive advertising has been incorporated into what ap... Read more

date3 years ago
Kaspersky measures double number of fake PC cleaners in research

Kaspersky measures double number of fake PC cleaners in research

Researchers from cybersecurity company Kaspersky have discovered that the number of cases of so-called 'hoax system cleaners' has doubled over the past year, according to the company to Techzine. In the first half of this year, 1,456,219 PC users worldwide, including the Dutch and Belgians, were aff... Read more

date3 years ago
Google cleans up various apps with stubborn adware

Google cleans up various apps with stubborn adware

In the first days of 2019, Google removed no less than 85 apps from its Play Store because they were full of adware, according to a blog by security specialist Trend Micro. Android malware therefore remains a major problem this year. The new year is less than two weeks old and the Google Play Store ... Read more

date4 years ago