Tag: adware


After hiatus, in-the-wild Mac backdoors are suddenly back

July 7, 2016

Via: ArsTechnica

After taking a hiatus, Mac malware is suddenly back, with three newly discovered strains that have access to Web cameras, password keychains, and pretty much every other resource on an infected machine. The first one, dubbed Eleanor by researchers at […]

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Microsoft beefs up security products to block adware

November 26, 2015

Via: CIO

Microsoft is adding a new opt-in defense for enterprises to block adware, which is often sneakily wrapped into free downloads. Adware is often classified as a potentially unwanted application, or PUA, an industry term for applications that aren’t necessarily malware […]