Posts Tagged ‘Android’


Chuck Talking Tech / by Chuck Bienenfeld

December 14, 2016

As many of you may already be aware, there is a new malware campaign called Gooligan.  This is a rootkit identified by the security researchers at Check Point that in part steals authentication tokens that can be used to access data from Google Play, Gmail, Google Photos, Google Docs, G Suite and Google Drive.  Moreover Gooligan can be even more frightening.  This involves its ability to install other applications even ones from the Google Play store, serve up additional adware and provide 5 star ratings to applications that bought in.

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Chuck Talking Tech / by Chuck Bienenfeld

It appears that Facebook has been testing this new feature for a while now.  They have rolled it out on a limited basis this week as confirmed by The Wall Street Journal.  Facebook ads will auto-play in your news feed while the ad is on your screen.  The video will be muted until you click on the video.

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