Posted by: David Harley | April 17, 2013

Trojan Adware Installer news from Intego

If you’ve used the Softonic download site recently, you might want to be aware of Intego’s blog on Softonic Download Site Briefly Delivers Trojan Adware Installer.

Lysa Myers reports on “…packages [that] purported to install a toolbar… related to ChatZum. Even if the user declined the offer to install … the package would silently install an Internet plug-in called Zako, and would change the browser’s search option to point to ChatZum’s site.”

David Harley CITP FBCS CISSP
Small Blue-Green World
ESET Senior Research Fellow

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