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August 22, 2016 - We have all seen the current popularity and craze with PokemonGo, it's no surprise cyber-criminals would plan on using this to their advantage and imitate the game with malicious substitutions.

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August 22, 2016 - On July 29, we published a blog titled "PUP Friday: Cleaning up with 5 star awards", taking a look at a registry cleaner called RegCleanPro made by Systweak. We detect the file in question as a PUP, and covered it as part of our regular PUP Friday series. The makers of Systweak software posted both to our blog comments (with no response to my reply, at time of writing) and also posted a blog on their website titled "How Malwarebytes Got It All Wrong with RegClean Pro". Below is a reply to both the comments made to our blog and their own post. The comments from their blog are numbered and in bold, green text, with our responses to each point underneath.

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August 22, 2016 - A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from August 14th to August 20th. This week, we touched on the Shakti Trojan, one 419 scam and one SMS scam, and some very naughty Mac PUPs.

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August 19, 2016 - We wrote an article in 2014 about some fraudulent behaviors involving MacKeeper. Fast forward to 2016, and unfortunately, the story is much the same.

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August 19, 2016 - We very quickly found ourselves in a deep rabbit-hole of Mac crapware when researching a major developer of Mac PUPs (potentially unwanted programs), PCVARK.

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