Tag Archives: crapware

FMCN Webinar: How to identify and protect against Crypto Crapware and other threats. May 9th, 2016 @ 2pm EST


For those who missed it last time, we are bringing back our latest webinar in November. With the rash of Crypto related ransomware attacks out there, we have decided to put on a few webinars to help educate users on … Continue reading

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Google Is Partially Dangerous—According to Google


People are always surprised when we tell them that even legitimate websites can be compromised and/or provide false links to malware, ransomware and crapware.   The current Google Transparency Report on the Safe Browsing status for Google.com doesn’t give the … Continue reading

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Dell apologizes for HTTPS certificate fiasco, provides removal tool | Ars Technica


So Dell has been preloading extras into your new purchases without you knowing. This is typical of what we call CRAPWARE which regardless of intent, is additional software added to your purchase without your informed and obvious consent. It is … Continue reading

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FMCN Webinar: How to protect against Crypto Crapware and other threats. 9-November-15


For those who missed it last time, we are bringing back our latest webinar in November. With the rash of Crypto related ransomware attacks out there, we have decided to put on a few webinars together to help educate users … Continue reading

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Apple lists top 25 apps hit by malware


But I thought Apple products were “immune” to infections….. Apple Inc. said the WeChat messaging app and car-hailing app DiDi Taxi were among the 25 most popular apps found to be infected with malicious software. Source: Apple lists top 25 … Continue reading

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Fake porn apps holding Android phones for ransom


Another round of Crypto hitting the mass market. Android users hoping to get a free look at naked ladies have been caught with their pants down after two fake porn apps have wreaked havoc with their phones. Source: Fake porn … Continue reading

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FMCN Webinar: How to protect against Crypto Crapware and other threats. 24-Sep-15


With the rash of Crypto related ransomware attacks out there, we have decided to put on a few webinars together to help educate users on how to identify, protect against, remove and recover from these critical infections especially the Crypto … Continue reading

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