Jovi Umawing
Malware Intelligence Analyst

Technical writer, researcher, and marketing fellow fascinated by psychology, architecture, and supercars. A habitual night owl.

December 5, 2016 - Scams of this nature doesn’t only arrive via email. They may also be shared via social networking platforms, chat sessions, public comments on forums and blog posts, and (if legitimate websites aren’t careful) sometimes they’re inadvertently shared via ads on sites, especially if user browsing is done via mobile devices.


November 30, 2016 - Recently, we have received a report from one of our readers on Facebook regarding another criminal-driven campaign targeting WhatsApp users. It comes in the form of a phishing email, which our reader has forwarded for us to look into.


October 26, 2016 - Users of WhatsApp, that popular texting service application for mobile devices, are warned of a new scam making rounds that may have started late last week. The official Sainsbury’s Twitter account has already denied the legitimacy of the message, and rightfully advised the user to simply delete or ignore the message without replying.


October 7, 2016 - For this PUP Friday post, we're going to look into PUPs that we can simply classify as "Downloaders". We have sampled a bundler offering the program called Internet Download Manager, which is capable of downloading other files we detect as PUP and connects to sites leading to suspicious destinations.


September 30, 2016 - Today, one of our researchers noticed a fake version of uBlock Origin, uploaded on the 29th of September, on the Chrome Web Store. If ever you find yourself searching for the said app within the store, you'll want to avoid imitations.


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