A new malware package masquerading as an Flash Player update installs a miner and displays advertisements every 60 minutes.
An Android app component meant to provide inter-user chatting capabilities has been opening websites and clicking on ads in phones' background.
Google has removed 53 apps from the official Play Store because they were spreading a new breed of Android malware named GhostTeam that could steal Facebook credentials and push ads to infected phones.
Security researchers from US cyber-security firm ICEBRG have spotted four Chrome extensions featuring malicious code that were available through the official Chrome Web Store.
For about a week now there have been repeated posts on the BleepingComputer and Malwarebytes forums regarding a BITSADMIN 3.0 command prompt that repeatedly opens on its own and downloads files. What all of these users had in common were numerous adware and unwanted programs installed on the computer.
Google has removed 36 Android apps that snuck into the official Play Store, posing as security and performance boosting apps, but which only contained code to mimic the behavior of such apps.
Cyber-security firm Cybereason says it received multiple cease and desist letters from an Israeli company they suspect of being behind the OSX/Pirrit adware strain.
Malwarebytes has decided to retire the anti-adware tool called Junkware Removal Tool. With this announcement JRT will no longer be developer and anti-adware resources are shifting entirely to AdwCleaner and MBAM.
This article is to alert visitors about an unwanted extension called Image Downloader that is currently on the Chrome Web Store. This extension injects advertisements into web pages and search result pages.
On Wednesday, and probably the previous days, Equifax's credit report assistance website (aa.econsumer.equifax.com) was caught redirecting users to all sort of nasty websites that were peddling fake Flash Player update files laced with adware, fake Android and iOS updates, and scam sites offering products at cheap prices.
Google has removed a malicious extension from its Chrome Web Store that posed as the popular AdBlock Plus ad blocker but forcibly opened new tabs to show ads to users.
The Roboto Condensed social engineering attack has been updated to not only distribute keyloggers and miners, but if your "lucky, is now also pushing adware and crapware bundles that overrun a computer.
A password stealing Trojan called AdService is being quietly distributed by adware bundles that typically install other programs such as Russian adware, extensions, clickers, adware, and fake system optimization programs. This Trojan is loaded through DLL hijacking in Chrome.
Lenovo has settled charges with the FTC and 32 state attorneys for shipping laptops preinstalled with the Superfish adware back in 2014 and 2015.
A virulent spam campaign has hit Facebook Messenger during the past few days, according to recent warnings issued by Avira and Kaspersky Lab.
The developer(s) of an Android adware family named GhostClicker has managed to sneak his malware on the official Google Play Store on several occasions, hiding it in as much as 340 mundane Android apps.
Six more developers have had their Chrome extensions hijacked in the past four months, according to new evidence surfaced yesterday by Proofpoint researcher Kafeine.
A new family of Mac adware is bound to cause some headaches to infected victims, as the only way to remove it and its secondary payloads is by reinstalling macOS from scratch, according to the expert opinion of Patrick Wardle, Director of Research at Synack and a well-known Mac malware researcher.
The developer of a very popular Google Chrome extension has regained access over his tool after an unknown hacker had managed to hijack his developer account and push a malicious version that contained adware.