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The best numbers I've found so far are in the Microsoft Security Essential Report 19 where they show at page 89 that with full real-time protection the infection rate is still at about 2..5%. Then there are numbers from the Cicso Annual Security Report 2016 where they claim a time to detection at about 20 hours, but adware and browser injections are at ...


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My question is, why all the Ad-severing servers are termed as CnC in most reports like they claimed in this below report and how do we respond? Because the way advertisement is done today on the internet make it easy to use ads to serve malware or do social attacks. There is already the term Malvertisement for malware delivery through advertisements and ...


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There are many things that are connected through USB on a pc, even more so on a laptop. An attacker could scan for other vulnerable usb chips in your keyboard, webcam, mouse etc. and infect these as well. At this point clearing the HDD won't help you anymore as your webcam is now infected and will happily reinstall any malware or backdoor the attacker ...


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The problem with someone being able to execute commands on your machine is that they don't really need a virus at that point. They can use perfectly legitimate tools/commands to obtain and retain ownership of your machine, so anti-virus is rather moot. The only "right" suggestion for what to do after being victim of an attack is to format the machine and ...


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Are you facing this problem while using a wifi connection? If yes, please make sure other devices connected to the same wifi router are working properly. I am experiencing a similar issue in my home. My desktop computer with Fedora 23 is affected, together with all wifi devices sharing the same router. I have read in the avgforums that manually resetting the ...


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You might want to install a Host-based Intrusion Prevention System (HIPS), create a correlation that matches your desire and block the action and also provide an alert/notification about the activity. But this might be an administrative burden as you have to always monitor for false positives.


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Firstly, go into Chrome -> Settings -> Search Engine and check the search engine. There is a malicious search engine bug that google is yet to fix involving JS execution via the Default Search Engines feature. Then, grab everything from /data/data/com.android.chrome/. The chrome cache is in a directory named cache under this directory. Next, wipe the ...



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