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adware

WakeNet AB accused of ‘deceptively' spreading adware

Bad actors are using tools like 'embed movie' to coax victims into installing software that house adware
4 Dec 2018
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Malware
adware

Zacinlo malware threatens Windows 10 PCs

Malware takes screenshots of users' desktops, and has been operating silently for six years
19 Jun 2018
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malware

Lenovo vows to cut bloatware after Superfish

The company says it will drop adware after its Superfish debacle left customer data at risk
2 Mar 2015
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Hackers
malware

Facebook warns of new Superfish threat

The fake security certificate used by the Lenovo-installed adware can be re-used by hackers, says social network
23 Feb 2015
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Security

Lenovo stops shipping Superfish adware with consumer devices

Superfish adware had potential to make browser data available to hackers
19 Feb 2015
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Malware on binary
malware

Yahoo serves up New Year malware to European customers

Malicious adverts infect users’ computers.
6 Jan 2014
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malware

Malwarebytes flags fake Flash update

Unusual and inappropriate ads injected into websites.
16 Aug 2013
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Security

File sharing infects 500,000 computers

McAfee reveal details on what it calls the most significant malware outbreak since 2005, as peer-to-peer networks look under threat.
9 May 2008