Malicious adware found on state Legislature computers


Malicious adware found on state Legislature computers
  1. Malicious adware found on state Legislature computers
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    Arizona officials say they found malware on a laptop computer at the state Legislature that triggered concerns of system-wide hack. A Department of Administration spokeswoman said Wednesday that a forensic … Click to Continue…
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Arizona officials say they found malware on a laptop computer at the state Legislature that triggered concerns of system-wide hack.

A Department of Administration spokeswoman said Wednesday that a forensic analysis found an adware program called Wajam. It injects ads onto webpages while browsing.

The review also discovered a program from the Russian internet company Mail.Ru Group that uses web browser hijacking to get most of its business.

That so-called 'agent" can change computer settings to show text in Russian.

The state shut down external access to its human…

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