“WinYahoo” PUP Modifies Chrome Secure Preferences

Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs) continue to plague consumers with annoying software that interferes with everyday computer use. This kind of software bloats a filesystem, fills up memory with garbage, and places advertisements and toolbars in web browsers. Because of these behaviors, many of you who read our blog know we take […]

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“Your Account PayPal Has Been Limited” Phishing Scam

“Your Account PayPal Has Been Limited” Phishing Scam

There’s a “Your account has been limited” email in circulation, targeting users of PayPal. The mail, which (bizarrely) claims to come from servicesATapple.com, claims that the account needs to be unlocked by confirming the potential victim’s identity. The Email reads as follows: Your Account PayPal Has Been Limited ! Dear Customer, […]


Mobile Threat Monday: Evil Android App Steals Text Messages 1

  Smartphones carry our messages, our calls, our pictures, and even our health data. We’ve come to trust them implicitly, but that’s not always a good idea. This week,Malwarebytes shows us a malicious Android app that steals your SMS messages and sends them off to parts unknown. SMS Stealing App […]

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Scammers target WhatsApp voice calling…

Victims sent to phoney site and asked to spam friends. Scammers are exploiting interest around WhatsApp’s free voice calling feature to peddle potentially unwanted programs to naïve users, according to the security vendor Malwarebytes. Victims are ensnared in the trap after receiving a message from another user of the messaging […]