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.
Bitdefender has discovered 10 Google Play apps that have been packed full of aggressive adware.
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