Scan for spyware, adware, Trojan horses, keyloggers, and trackware components.
That's the claim from security firm Lookout, which claims that 6.5 percent of the free applications in the Google Play marketplace contain adware.
Trojan.Yontoo.1 is the most prominent of adware Trojans making the rounds that install a plug-in that renders fraudulent ads on Web pages.
A new Trojan lures users to install a Web plug-in that tracks browsing and presents ads. Here's how to remove it.
Make sure all your software is up-to-date, watch out for suspicious e-mail, think twice before you click a download, and do a manual virus scan on downloaded files before you open them.
Adware vendors are purchasing Chrome extensions from their creators and using the software to push adware and malware to users.
New figures show increased use of adware to deposit malicious software on victims' desktops, according to Panda Security.
YouTube has a new advertising scheme. I'm just glad that my world doesn't need to be ad-supported.