Tag: Adware

Nefarious Developer Buys up Abandoned Chrome Extensions and Injects Them With Adware

Google Chrome is one of the most popular internet browsers around the world. This application works on computers, phones, and tablets. Unfortunately, it is also often targeted by criminals looking to do harm to internet users. In a new effort, malicious developers are buying up abandoned Chrome extensions and turning them into adware projects Old Chrome Extensions are at Risk An unidentified company is extending various financial offers to developers …
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Google Cracks Down on Android Apps Using AdDown Adware

It is good to see Google take action against the dozens of applications designed to steal information from the device user. All of these applications used a malicious advertising library, which has been identified as the AdDown adware. It is rather significant to see Google take such harsh actions against 75 applications at the same time. Then again, these threats need to be nipped in the bud as soon as …
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