Consiloon Adware Found In Thousands of Android Phones

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Consiloon Adware Found In Thousands of Android Phones

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Norton.com/setup: Consiloon is a kind of malicious software which generates an overlay to present an advertisement across a webpage in the user’s web browser. This adware has been operating for minimum three years, and it is hard to kill as it is not only installed on the level of firmware but it also utilizes powerful obfuscation. Several hundreds of people have been affected by this adware, and throughout the previous month of May alone the Norton Threat Labs at norton.com/setup noticed the newest variant of this adware on approximately 18,000 devices situated in over100 countries such as Germany, Italy, Russia, United Kingdom, and some users in the USA. How can you protect yourself? Certain security software programs can identify and report the dropper APK which comes along with the firmware. Antivirus programs will discover and eliminate the payload, but, once it gets removed, the dropper will do its work again and download the payload again. If you want to protect your Android device from Consiloon malware, download and install Norton security software. To activate the Norton antivirus, go to www.norton.com/setup or norton.com/setup.