Malware

Adware: Advertising and Viruses Through The Back Door

If the browser suddenly leads to piquant Internet pages, the favored search engine falters or unknown programs appear on the computer, so-called adware is usually involved. But these are only the harmless symptoms, there are much greater dangers. Many free programs either come with built-in advertising or more or less secretly try to install more …

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Malvertising: Harmful advertising

Advertising on the Internet is not only annoying, slows down the page layout and increases the data volume: Sometimes banners and pop-ups even cause real dangers – exactly when so-called malvertising attacks are used. In the childhood days of the Internet, publishers put content for which they had previously demanded good money at the kiosk …

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Cybergangsters Now Tap The Computing Power Of Computers

Cybergangsters are usually keen on credit card data or passwords, now they have their sights set on a new target: stealing computing power, so-called cryptojacking. Hundreds of millions of Internet users have already been affected. Find out what’s behind it and how you can protect yourself. Within a year, the price of the digital currency …

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Stowaways in Websites: Malvertising – When Malware is Lurking in Advertising

People have been complaining about annoying online advertising for a long time. Especially it appears on Google and Facebook and leaves many of us feeling uneasy about being watched. But there is still a much more dangerous reason to steer clear of online advertising by so-called Malvertising criminals. Through so-called “Malvertising” malicious software tries to …

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