Earlier this month Lookout revealed the existence of three adware families - Shuanet, ShiftyBug and Shedun - that secretly root Android devices and are extremely difficult to remove.
Malwarebytes researcher Adam Thomas has made an interesting discovery: an adware installer created by Genieo, a well-known distributor of unwanted software, is taking advantage of an OS X feature to access information stored in the "Safari Extension List" in the users' keychain.
Attackers are actively exploiting a zero-day privilege escalation vulnerability affecting the latest version of Apple's OS.
Online source code repository SourceForge has apparently started taking over inactive accounts for popular software, and adding bundle-ware installers to the software packages.
Potentially unwanted programs (PUPs) might not be as dangerous as malware, but can often lead to unexpected perils.
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