WakeNet AB accused of ‘deceptively' spreading adware
Graphic of pop-up advertising appearing on-screen
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
Zacinlo malware threatens Windows 10 PCs
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
Lenovo vows to cut bloatware after Superfish
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
Facebook warns of new Superfish threat
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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Lenovo stops shipping Superfish adware with consumer devices
Security

Lenovo stops shipping Superfish adware with consumer devices

Superfish adware had potential to make browser data available to hackers
19 Feb 2015
Yahoo serves up New Year malware to European customers
Malware on binary
malware

Yahoo serves up New Year malware to European customers

Malicious adverts infect users’ computers.
6 Jan 2014
Malwarebytes flags fake Flash update
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Malwarebytes flags fake Flash update

Unusual and inappropriate ads injected into websites.
16 Aug 2013
File sharing infects 500,000 computers
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