Posts Tagged ‘Malware’


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

March 19, 2016

Disclaimer, I am a happy user of UBlock Orgin. I use it primarily due to all the behind the scenes data tracking and system fingerprinting being done via JavaScript by the advertising, ISPs and web communities.  It also helps prevent ads from 3rd party sites where malivertising so readily exists.  I am also frustrated that our data is considered free game and not ours to control as we see fit.

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