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PUP Friday: Nikoff Security redux

Last Friday, I wrote about a set of 6 PUP apps by Nikoff Security. This week, there have been some new developments in the story, some good news and some bad news. First the good news Apple finally removed those apps from the Mac App Store. So there is no longer any danger of people visiting the App Store being […]

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Lesser known tricks of spoofing extensions

It is a well-known fact that malware using social engineering tricks is designed to hide itself from being an obvious executable. Malicious attachments are sent with specially crafted icons that are pretending to be real document files. In addition to this, they often use double extensions, such as “.pdf.exe” or “.doc.exe”, taking advantage of the […]

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Imitation uBlock Origin app spotted on Chrome Store

uBlock Origin is a widely used browser app or extension known for its ability to filter content. For Internet users who wish to remain safe from possible threats they may encounter while browsing the Web, uBlock Origin is one of those nifty apps that keeps them away from bad scripts or bad ads that may […]