Avoid visiting questionable websites, such as download.com, softonoc.com, soft32.com, as they tend to promote bundled software.
Besides, avoid visiting illegal websites and downloading unfamiliar programs.
David Kennerley, director of threat research at security software firm Webroot, commented: “This attack on Adult Friend Finder is extremely similar to the breach it suffered last year….
even details of users who believed they deleted their accounts have been stolen again.
However, you should never believe in such promises as Adultfriendfinder ads, cookies, redirects and similar risk-posing activities that it may initiate may start right after installing it.
It seems that it can be installed while visiting adultfriendfinder(dot)com domain and clicking on various links, ads, software updates and similar things.
i Cams.com, and an unknown domain, according to web security firm High-Tech Bridge.
Last month a hacker known as Revolver or 1x0123 claimed he had gained access to the site’s backend servers through a Local File Inclusion hack before posting two screenshots purporting to show compromised data to his Twitter feed.
Finally, security experts warn that the add-on may work as an adware, which means that those cookies may be accompanied by suspicious pop-up ads during your browsing or you may constantly be redirected to Adultfriendfinder domain.
Be careful and avoid surfing there as you may be tricked into installing another potentially unwanted program or even end up with a virus on your machine.