Posts Tagged: Searchqu


Rogue ads target EU users, expose them to Win32/Toolbar.SearchSuite through the KingTranslate PUA

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By Dancho Danchev Who would need a virtually unknown, but supposedly free, desktop based application in order to translate texts between multiple languages? Tens of thousands of socially engineered European ads, who continue getting exposed to the rogue ads served through Yieldmanager’s network, are promoting more Potentially Unwanted Applications (PUAs) courtesy of Bandoo Media Inc and their subsidiary Koyote-Lab Inc. More details:

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iLivid ads lead to ‘Searchqu Toolbar/Search Suite’ PUA (Potentially Unwanted Application)

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By Dancho Danchev Our sensors recently picked up an advertisement using Yieldmanager’s ad network, enticing users into downloading the iLivid PUA (Potentially Unwanted Application) on their PCs. Operated by Bandoo Media Inc., the application installs the privacy invading “Searchqu Toolbar”. More details:

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