If you suddenly start seeing random advertisements popping up on your Android device, you have likely been infected with adware.
The Vonteera adware family has been around for quite some time, but it is now slowly starting to cross the line between unwanted, potentially malicious software to outright malware.
Earlier this month Lookout revealed the existence of three adware families - Shuanet, ShiftyBug and Shedun - that secretly root Android devices and are extremely difficult to remove.
Malwarebytes researcher Adam Thomas has made an interesting discovery: an adware installer created by Genieo, a well-known distributor of unwanted software, is taking advantage of an OS X feature to access information stored in the "Safari Extension List" in the users' keychain.
Attackers are actively exploiting a zero-day privilege escalation vulnerability affecting the latest version of Apple's OS.
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