The following is a first-hand story from one of our business partners. I thought it was worth sharing as we often feel that certain “types” of software programs and utilities are safe because of their nature or purpose. 2,255 more words
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I was recently asked to recommend popup blocking software. I pointed out that today’s browsers come with adequate pop-up blocking. However, if annoying popup ads persist while using an up-to-date browser, the problem is more likely caused by popup software installed on the computer – called “adware”. 167 more words
A 17-year-old scam artist allegedly ripped off 10,000 people who purchased a fake anti-virus app.
His app made it to number one on the Google Play Store… 684 more words
According to Tor developers, they tried unsuccessfully for months to get Apple to remove a potentially malicious Tor browser app from the iOS App Store. Notices sent to Apple produced little response, other than to say the company is allowing the app’s developer to defend it. 95 more words