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Adware Vs Ransomware Showdown: Decoding the Threat

SecureBlitz

Here is the Adware vs Ransomware comparison. Two common types of malware that can cause significant disruptions and pose risks to users are adware and ransomware. In today’s digital landscape, threats to computer systems and online security are prevalent.

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Over 60,000 Android apps infected with adware-pushing malware

CSO Magazine

The campaign is designed to push adware to Android devices with the purpose of driving revenue. However, the threat actors involved can easily switch tactics to redirect users to other types of malware, such as banking trojans to steal credentials and financial information or ransomware ,” Bitdefender said in a blog.

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+60,000 Android apps spotted hiding adware for past six months

Security Affairs

Bitdefender researchers have discovered 60,000 different Android apps secretly installing adware in the past six months. Bitdefender announced the discovery of more than 60,000 Android apps in the past six months that were spotted installing adware on Android devices. ” reads the report published by Bitdefender.

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How to remove adware on an Android phone

Malwarebytes

It shouldn’t be surprising that Android devices are the targets of threats like adware and other Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs). What is adware? Adware is a type of bothersome malware that sits quietly on your device, generating revenue for its authors through unwanted marketing campaigns. Use adware removal tools.

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IT threat evolution in Q1 2024. Mobile statistics

SecureList

million attacks using malware, adware, or unwanted mobile software were blocked. The most common threat to mobile devices was adware: 46% of all threats detected. Over 389,000 malicious installation packages were detected, of which: 11,729 packages were related to mobile banking Trojans, 1,990 packages were mobile ransomware Trojans.

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IT threat evolution in Q3 2023. Mobile statistics

SecureList

Quarterly figures According to Kaspersky Security Network, in Q3 2023: A total of 8,346,169 mobile malware, adware, and riskware attacks were blocked. The most common threat to mobile devices was adware, accounting for 52% of all detected threats. Adware and potentially unwanted software (riskware) traditionally top the rankings.

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The mobile malware threat landscape in 2022

SecureList

Figures of the year In 2022, Kaspersky mobile products and technology detected: 1,661,743 malicious installers 196,476 new mobile banking Trojans 10,543 new mobile ransomware Trojans Trends of the year Mobile attacks leveled off after decreasing in the second half of 2021 and remained around the same level throughout 2022. percentage points.

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