Tag: adware

Trend Micro discovered 49 new adware apps that evade detection

Trend Micro regularly reports newly-discovered vulnerabilities. It is a must that we read any new information and follow the recommendations. It was only last...
ESET adware campaign malware virus Android apps

Adware identified by ESET team, deleted from the Play Store

Who hates any forms of virus here? Whether it's one that affects the physical body, a gadget, or a system--we hate it. A new...
Symantec Malware Hidden apps

Symantec discovers malware that hides icons, shows fullscreen ads

Symantec has always been pro-active when it comes to checking out all kinds of malware and adware. It may not track all viruses available...
Trend Micro Adware Mobile Photography Apps

Trend Micro discovers photography, gaming apps that are adware

When Trend Micro reports something new. We listen. The last one we featured here was back in February when some beauty camera apps were...

BeiTaAd Plugin adware hides well within apps

We have all kinds of malware, adware, spyware, and all other types of viruses. There are no good kinds. Sadly, we don't think there...

Game, TV, Remote Control apps are actually adware in disguise

With the millions of apps available in the Google Play Store, it can sometimes be hard to sift through the real and the ones...

Malware sneaks into Play Store, carried by QR reader apps

Another day, another piece of malware gets into the Google Play Store and proceeds to be downloaded more than 500,000 times. This malware is...

Alcatel pushes ‘security update’ that updates core apps to adware

We covered this issue with Alcatel recently, and we think that it’s a really crummy decision on the French company’s side from any angle...

Alcatel’s default Gallery app is now spamware, so are a number of its other...

If you’re using an Alcatel phone, you might have noticed that your Gallery app is doing all sorts of different things now, but mostly...

LightsOut adware posing as flashlight and utility apps discovered

We just told you about that fake Uber app that steals user and credit card info. Thanks to Symantec for the warning and as...

Persistent adware is still in Google Play, over 6 million installs

You’d want to feel safe when you install from the Google Play Store, and in that sense, you’d be mostly correct. But there are...

ES File Explorer finally wises up, update removes charging ads

After all the flak that the developers of ES File Explorer when it began including adware in its main app, it’s about time that...

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