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Adware the Series
« on: May 04, 2017, 01:39:11 PM »
Metallica has been working on a series of articles on adware with Parts 1 and 2 published.  Included are instructions on how to remediate:

Part 1:

    Identify the process
    Clear browser caches
    Remove browser extensions

Part 2:

    Proxies
    Winsock hijackers
    DNS hijackers

Up next, part 3:

    Type of software
    Uninstall
    Remove file
    Replace file


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Re: Adware the Series
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2017, 06:12:41 PM »
part 3: https://blog.malwarebytes.com/puppum/2017/05/adware-the-series-part-3/

Up next, part 4:

Scheduled tasks
Services

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Re: Adware the Series
« Reply #2 on: May 31, 2017, 06:12:51 PM »
Adware the series, part 4:  Learn how to stop #adware from using Scheduled Tasks & Windows services.



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Re: Adware the Series
« Reply #3 on: June 08, 2017, 05:52:52 PM »
Adware the series, part 5:  DLL’s, Handles, Parent process.


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Re: Adware the Series
« Reply #4 on: July 19, 2017, 08:33:33 PM »
Adware the series, part 6:  ADS, Rootkits, Fileless infections


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Re: Adware the Series
« Reply #5 on: July 19, 2017, 08:34:06 PM »


Take a walk through the "Security Garden" -- Where Everything is Coming up Roses!

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