Nemucod serves nasty package: Combining ransomware and ad-clickers

Nemucod, previously one of the worst infecting malware types in Ireland is causing mayhem again. Just last week ESET reported on Nemucod shifting away from ransomware and downloading the ad-clicking malware Kovter instead. Now, it seems that the operators of the notorious downloader went a step further and are serving their victims the whole package … More Nemucod serves nasty package: Combining ransomware and ad-clickers

Porn clicker trojans keep flooding Google Play

ESET researchers have found 343 Porn clicker-type malicious apps on Google Play in just 7 months – and criminals are continuing to upload more on the official app store for the Android mobile platform. What is a “porn clicker”? Porn clicker Trojans, which ESET detects as Android/Clicker, masquerade as legitimate apps, notably fake versions of … More Porn clicker trojans keep flooding Google Play

Trojan Porn Clicker returns to Google Play

Recently, Avast researchers discovered the Trojan porn clicker uploaded to Google Play Store and posing as “Dubsmash 2”. This clicker pretended to be an official application, and was downloaded more than 100,000 times. While the click fraud activity did not cause direct harm to the victims such as stealing credentials, it does generate a lot … More Trojan Porn Clicker returns to Google Play