Security Alerts & News
by Tymoteusz A. Góral

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#662 Cisco: Tuto4PC utilities silently install 12M mackdoors
Security experts are warning PC users of scareware computer utilities published by the French firm Tuto4PC that secretly bundle adware and spyware. Cisco’s Talos security research team said several of the company’s utilities, including OneSoftPerDay and System Healer, contain Trojans that exhibit “malicious intent and behavior.”

Talos estimates 12 million users have been enticed to download one of Tuto4PC’s software programs. Researchers say once PC users install one of its utilities, the software acts like malware and installs a Trojan called Wizz.
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#662 Cisco: Tuto4PC utilities silently install 12M mackdoors
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#658 If you use Waze, hackers can stalk you
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