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PUP Friday: Bubbling Over

At Malwarebytes Labs, we’re never short of PUPs to analyse and explore. As per our telemetry to date, SweetIM is one of the top PUPs Malwarebytes Anti-Malware (MBAM) detects and removes from our clients systems. In order to get to know what SweetIM software does on a user’s system, we have selected Bubble Hit by GamePacks (MD5: 0326564318717b9826c4b81eb5d342
Publish At:2016-05-21 10:20 | Read:5004 | Comments:0 | Tags:PUPs Threat analysis bubble hit gamepackers PUP Friday sweet

PUP Friday survey results and feedback

In the beginning of the year, we asked our readers for their input about our PUP Friday initiative. For those of you that took the time to fill out the survey or post their comments, thank you for your feedback and continuous support! The numbers We had hundreds of readers that filled out our survey. Which is pretty great. Thanks for that. Over 95% of them a
Publish At:2016-04-16 10:50 | Read:3961 | Comments:0 | Tags:PUPs Threat analysis feedback PUP Friday results survey

SafeSoft Protector Abuses Privoxy

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at some interesting and
Publish At:2016-04-09 22:35 | Read:3312 | Comments:0 | Tags:PUPs Threat analysis PUP PUP Friday safesoft protect techsna

Adware PUP Dotdo FastInternet Blocks Security Related Domains

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at some interesting and
Publish At:2016-03-04 15:05 | Read:4836 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Analysis Pieter Arntz PUP PUP Friday

Yontoo: PUPs with two faces

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at some interesting and
Publish At:2016-01-29 23:10 | Read:4754 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Threat adware Malwarebytes Pieter Arntz protection

Mintcast PUPs disable safebrowsing settings in Firefox

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at some interesting and
Publish At:2015-12-25 13:15 | Read:4865 | Comments:0 | Tags:Online Security adwareroi firefox mintcast Pieter Arntz PUP

PUPs Masquerade as Installer for Antivirus and Anti-Adware

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at som
Publish At:2015-12-19 12:35 | Read:5763 | Comments:0 | Tags:Online Security fake PUP PUP Friday Virus

eFast browser hijacks file associations

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at some interesting and
Publish At:2015-10-17 08:50 | Read:3924 | Comments:0 | Tags:Online Security Pieter Arntz PUP Friday PUPs

“YellowSend, send your large files for free?”

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at some interesting and
Publish At:2015-09-12 04:50 | Read:3755 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Threat free Pieter Arntz PUP PUP Friday

This PUP Alerts You of a Zombie Invasion

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at som
Publish At:2015-08-28 13:05 | Read:7597 | Comments:0 | Tags:Online Security PUP PUP Friday zomg zombies!

Outbrowse and other bundlers

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at some interesting and
Publish At:2015-08-15 08:10 | Read:3668 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Threat bundler download Pieter Arntz PUP PUP Friday

Want to improve the speed of your PC? Just Ask.

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at some interesting and
Publish At:2015-07-10 17:10 | Read:3711 | Comments:0 | Tags:Online Security ask toolbar Pieter Arntz PUP PUP Friday

To Save, or Not to Save, That is the Question

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at som
Publish At:2015-06-27 02:50 | Read:4757 | Comments:0 | Tags:Online Security PUP PUP Friday

“UnfriendAlert” wants your Facebook Credentials

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users acquainted with files they may need to watch out for in the Wild Web, offers an in-depth look at som
Publish At:2015-06-06 11:20 | Read:3437 | Comments:0 | Tags:Online Security facebook phish PUP PUP Friday

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