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PUP Friday: MPlayerX

MPlayerX began to be associated with malware about two years ago, or possibly even longer. Back in 2014, an emerging piece of adware that soon crossed the line to malicious behavior, called VSearch, was frequently associated with MPlayerX installers. At the time, many people assumed that MPlayerX was being used in the same manner that […]

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Google empowers website owners with added security features

In addition to warning users when they’re about to download malware or potentially unwanted software, or about to visit a questionable site, Google has once more improved its Safe Browsing service to cater to website owners by providing them additional details they may need should their sites be compromised, resulting to Google eventually blocking them. […]

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The Missing Piece – Sophisticated OS X Backdoor Discovered

In a nutshell Backdoor.OSX.Mokes.a is the most recently discovered OS X variant of a cross-platform backdoor which is able to operate on all major operating systems (Windows,Linux,OS X). Please see also our analysis on the Windows and Linux variants. This malware family is able to steal various types of data from the victim’s machine (Screenshots, […]