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12366120476?profile=RESIZE_400xGoogle continues to struggle with cybercriminals running malicious ads on its search platform to trick people into downloading booby-trapped copies of popular free software applications.  The malicious ads, which appear above organic search results and often precede links to legitimate sources of the same software, can make searching for software on Google a dicey affair.

Google says keeping users safe is a top priority, and that the company has a team of thousands working around the clock to cr

11027054077?profile=RESIZE_400xThe purpose of this report is to detail the artifacts left by a third-party remote access tool during its setup and use. A third-party remote access tool allows people not physically in contact with a device to control, interact with it, and see its screen.  Tools that do not allow visual interaction such as PsExec are not included in this study. 

The motivation to do this study came from a tweet made by @IcsNick, listing "Remote Admin Tools that are abused by threat actors"1.  Indeed, threat ac