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Malicious browser extensions continue to bear fruit for hackers who have been using them to spread banking malware and adware, and hijacking popular add-ons to spread other nasty code. The latest abuse involves a Google Chrome extension being spread in phishing emails that steals any data posted online by victims. This is a departure from […]

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Advertising on the web has taken many forms over the years, with one recent type of ad proving extremely profitable for ad networks and publishers, as well as fraudsters: app install advertising. App install advertising offers developers and publishers an efficient, albeit costly, way to promote their software, paying for actual installs rather than impressions […]

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One good thing about having a lot of Facebook friends is that you simply act as a honey pot when your friends click on malicious things. A few days ago I got a message on Facebook from a person I very rarely speak to, and I knew that something fishy was going on. After just […]

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