Fortnite made its iOS public debut a couple months ago, but Android fans are still having to wait. In the meantime, fake versions of the game are being distributed with potentially malicious intent.
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Most app stores keep a close eye on their content, rejecting many apps that don't meet their terms of service before they can even get in. However, some get through, and that's when policing begins.
Installing anything from the internet is an adventure these days, but when you download items from a reputable source, you expect they are fine. Not so with four extensions from the Chrome Web Store.
Malware is never fun, but even more frustrating when it targets software aimed at kids. Such is the case with Adult Swine, an app that targets games and then installs pornographic ads in them.
A recent report by a security analysis center claimed that 250 million PCs had been infected by Fireball malware, including 20% of corporate networks - but Microsoft's data suggests otherwise.
A new type of ransomware has been discovered that encrypts entire hard drives instead of individual files. Dubbed Petya, the ransomware also encrypts data during the operating system boot process.
The latest version of the CryptoWall ransomware now deletes all restore points on an infected system and introduces new changes to intimidate users and to avoid detection by anti-malware software.
Popular BitTorrent client uTorrent is being flagged as harmful software by anti-virus vendors, and blocked by Google, apparently due to concerns over third-party software bundled with the torrent app.