Google Chrome may be one of the more secure browsers but an increasing number of malicious extensions are being forced onto users. The one we analyze can hide itself and receive commands from a remote server in order to hijack the browser with incessant offers, fraud and even tech support scams.
Ad fraud is a billion dollar problem for advertisers. When real users are tricked into clicking on ads they can’t even see, (almost) everyone loses.
Gooligan is a mobile malware targeting Android OS devices, many of which are susceptible to long known exploits, such as VROOT (CVE-2013-6282) and Towelroot (CVE-2014-3153).
Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft have taken up the mantle to curb harmful speech on their platforms. The latest company to join this cause is Instagram, the popular image-sharing social media network among teens.