Pieter Arntz
Malware Intelligence Researcher

Was a Microsoft MVP in consumer security for 12 years running. Can speak four languages. Smells of rich mahogany and leather-bound books.

April 27, 2017 - PUPs and more specifically system optimizers have been found turning to tech support scams to increase the amount of money they can take from their unsuspecting customers.

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April 26, 2017 - In this series, we will be using the below flowchart to follow the process of determining which adware we are dealing with. The idea is to give you an idea of how many different types of adware are around for Windows systems.

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March 27, 2017 - In this article we will try to explain the terms packer, crypter, and protector in the context of how they are used in malware.

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March 24, 2017 - We briefly show you the workings of a tech support scammers lockscreen and introduce you to the person behind the scenes.

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March 13, 2017 - We explain what adware and ad fraud are and point out the differences by discussing the methods and the classification of the malware that is involved.

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