Posts Tagged ‘pop up window’

Fake AV operators continue to change the graphic interface design on their malicious creations. Clones we’ve seen recently include “XP Antispyware Pro 2013,” “XP Defender 2013,” “XP Security 2013″ and “XP Antivirus Pro 2013.” Download pages are detected by at least three AVG LinkScanner signatures. Since this is the time of year that legitimate AV […]

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We spotted a family of Android malware that downloads apps and paid media files without users’ consent, leaving victims with unwanted charges. These are Trojanized versions of the legitimate weather forecast tool GoWeather and are detected by Trend Micro as ANDROIDOS_TROJMMarketPlay.During our research, we acquired three samples of this malware family. One of the samples […]

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If you follow the field of computer security chances are that you saw the warning issued by the FBI’s Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) this week about using hotel internet connections.Here’s the full text of the advisory, with some responses sprinkled throughout from yours truly: Malware Installed on Travelers’ Laptops Through Software Updates on Hotel […]

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