Fireball arrests made

Following some arrests in China, we hope to see a decrease in the amount of adware and adfraud hailing from the Rafotech labs aka Fireball.

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Fireball Chinese malware and you

By now, you might have heard about an adware infection operation that has allegedly spread to 250 million systems called Fireball. The threat intelligence and research teams at Check Point wrote a blog post last week describing the operation, what the threat does the system and the alarming potential the malware has for doing some serious damage. We delve into the worst case scenario with this situation and how to remove Fireball if you are infected.

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Youndoo creates new Chrome profile

A new Youndoo hijacker from the Elex family copies most of the settings from an existing Chrome user account to create a fake, infected one.

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Explained: WMI hijackers

This post describes how WMI hijackers work and why they are hard to find on an affected system. It also shows an example of such a hijacker called Yeabests after the domain it hijacks to.

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