Scammers, profiteers, and shady sites? It must be tax season

With tax season around the corner, an aggressive campaign caught our attention and we decided to investigate.

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SearchDimension search hijackers: An overview of developments

The SearchDimension family of search hijackers has made some headway over the past year. Here’s an overview of their latest tricks.

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File-sharing and cloud storage sites: How safe are they?

File-sharing and online storage are popular online services. Is it worth paying for them or can you use a free one? We look at the pitfalls and give some pointers to avoid them.

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Adposhel adware takes over browser push notifications administration

Adware.Adposhel has been noticed to use Chrome policies to ensure that their permissions for web push notifications don’t get removed by the user.

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Adware and PUPs families add push notifications as an attack vector

Push notifications are being added to the arsenal of PUPs, adware, and even a Trojan browser extension that spams Facebook groups.

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Browser push notifications: a feature asking to be abused

Whoever invented browser push notifications must have been able to guess they would be abused for advertising. This post explains what they are and how to disable them.

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