Adware

05.24.18
Report finds Android malware pre-installed on hundreds of phones
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Report finds Android malware pre-installed on hundreds of phones

Low cost devices not certified by Google are mostly affected.

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11.05.15
New strain of Android malware is 'virtually impossible' to remove
11.05.15

New strain of Android malware is 'virtually impossible' to remove

Most Android malware is bad enough, but new versions take advantage of root exploits to become so deeply embedded that even a factory reset won't get rid of them

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11.03.15
Adware found in MacUpdate's Skype Installer package
11.03.15

Adware found in MacUpdate's Skype Installer package

It looks like MacUpdate has gone the way of Download.com and Softonic, as Twitter user Ciro Urdaneta accidentally stumbles across adware in a downloaded package.

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05.29.15
A fight is brewing over ads in the 'open-source Photoshop'
05.29.15

A fight is brewing over ads in the 'open-source Photoshop'

Far from just being that character in Pulp Fiction, GIMP is also an open-source alternative to Pho...

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05.04.15
Your free Android apps talk to thousands of ad sites
05.04.15

Your free Android apps talk to thousands of ad sites

If you've used ad-sponsored Android apps, you've probably wondered where those ads are coming from...

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03.31.15
Google shows how it fights apps that insert unwanted web ads
03.31.15

Google shows how it fights apps that insert unwanted web ads

It's bad enough when apps add unwanted toolbars and buttons in your browser, but it's especially i...

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