October 27, 2015

Mobile Threat Monday: Friends With No Benefits

Sex sells. Whether it’s the subtle and elegant eroticism of a luxury clothing brand or Ashton Kutcher talking to a busty slice of pizza, getting customers hot and bothered is a time-tested method of endearing them to your product. Titillating people can also get them to ignore otherwise shady and obnoxious behavior. The plethora of adware and malware on porn websites hasn’t caused a dip in their traffic. We’ve already covered how the deadly combination of porn and malware has migrated from PC to mobile, and this week’s mobile threat tip from Malwarebytes is just one more cold shower.

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