Threats BeiTaAd adware that renders smartphones unusable found in 238 Play Store apps

BeiTaAd, a highly-intrusive adware plugin that displayed advertisements on smartphone lock screens and triggered video and audio advertisements even while …

Podcast Cybercrime in the mobile space

This week on the show we have ESET’S Malware Analyst and Researcher, Lukáš Štefanko and Head of Automated Threat Detection …

Threats 15 fake navigation apps on Google Play Store enjoyed 50m downloads

As many as fifteen 'adware apps' that masqueraded as GPS navigation apps were downloaded as many as 50 million times …

News Fake AdBlock Plus extension bypassed Google vetting, downloaded 37,000 times!

Its deja vu time for security experts after a researcher discovered the presence of a fake AdBlock Plus blocker that …

News It costs just $5 to infect 1,000 computers with malvertisement

Even though malware detection and containment have improved a lot since 2015, malvertisement are still a lot cheaper and difficult to …

News Fireball: Web traffic-manipulating malware infects 250m computers worldwide

A new malware named Fireball unleashed by a digital marketing agency in China has infected over 250 million PCs worldwide. …

News Fraudulent adware ‘Judy’ infected up to 36 million Android phones

A new malware named Judy which was present in 41 Google Play Store apps may have affected up to 35 …