Malwarebytes gets tougher on PUPs

We are getting even more critical about what we call a PUP, and what what we are going to be detecting and removing from user systems.

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Lesser known tricks of spoofing extensions

It is a well-known fact that malware using social engineering tricks is designed to hide itself from being an obvious executable. In this short article, we will present two other less common tricks used to deceive users.

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Brad Pitt subject of new hoax after split with Jolie

Facebook has once again become the inadvertent launchpad of another celebrity death hoax campaign, luring fans of celebrity couple Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie within the network to click potentially harmful links not a day long after the news of their divorce has hit mainstream media.

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Komplex Mac backdoor answers old questions

A new piece of Mac malware, dubbed Komplex, has been discovered by Palo Alto Networks. This malware provides a backdoor into the system, like most other recent Mac malware. Where it gets most interesting, though, isn’t in its capabilities, but in the connections it allows us to make.

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Just For Men website serves malware

The website for Just For Men, a company that sells various products for men, had their website breached and was serving a password stealing Trojan. The malicious code embedded in the WordPress site was part of the EITest campaign and pushed the RIG exploit kit.

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