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  • Ad-pushers buy Chrome add-ons, update them to inject ads

    20.01.2014

    Google has a new problem: original add-on developers are being bought out by ad firms and their creations equipped with code serving ads to unsuspecting users.

  • Fake AVG AV apps offered on Google Play

    10.09.2013

    However hard Google works to prevent malicious apps from being offered on Google Play, its official online Android market, some always get through.

  • Aggressive Android adware masquerading as Wi-Fi password cracking app

    04.07.2013

    Statistics say that Android malware and aggressive adware is on the rise, so the fact that researchers occasionally find some of it on legitimate online app markets should not come as a surprise to anyone.

  • Aggressive Android adware and malware on the rise

    03.04.2013

    With adware gleaning more user data from people devices than they would normally need too and developers bundle more than one adware framework into their apps, user privacy is increasingly taking a backseat to profit for developers and advertisers.

  • Pinterest users targeted with fake ad-pushing app

    20.09.2012

    Pinterest, the extremely popular pinboard-style social photo sharing website, has launched official apps for Android, iPad and iPhone back in April, but that hasn't stopped scammers and ad-pushers from pushing out some of their own.




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Attackers use reflection techniques for larger DDoS attacks

Posted on 17 April 2014.  |  Instead of using a network of zombie computers, newer DDoS toolkits abuse Internet protocols that are available on open or vulnerable servers and devices. This approach can lead to the Internet becoming a ready-to-use botnet for malicious actors.


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