When Does Software Start Becoming Malware?

By Talos Group This post was authored by Earl Carter , Alex Chiu , Joel Esler , Geoff Serrao, and Brandon Stultz. Defining what is malware relies on determining when undesirable behavior crosses the line from benign to clearly unwanted. The lack of a single standard regarding what is and what is not acceptable behavior has established a murky gray area and vendors have taken advantage of this to push the limits of acceptable behavior. The “Infinity Popup Toolkit” is a prime example of software that falls into this []

Source:: Cisco Security Notice