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IoT domestic abuse: What can we do to stop it?

A disturbing new use of technology against loved ones has come to light: Internet of Things (IoT) domestic abuse cases are being reported, and security experts are wondering how best to tackle this new problem. What is it? And more importantly, what can we do to fight it? Categories: Cybercrime ... Read More

Major data breaches at Adidas, Ticketmaster pummel web users

There's been a number of major data breaches and leaks revealed in the last few days, and we take a look at three of the biggest: Adidas, Ticketmaster, and marketing firm Exactis. Categories: Cybercrime Privacy Tags: adidasadvertisingbreachcarddataexactisleakpaymentrecordsticketmaster (Read more...) The post Major data breaches at Adidas, Ticketmaster pummel web users ... Read More
Red Hen website suffers SEO spam compromise

Red Hen website suffers SEO spam compromise

A website belonging to an eatery currently making waves in the news has been compromised with SEO spam. We take a look at what's happened, and explain what the hackers are up to. Categories: Cybercrime Hacking Tags: blackhatcompromisehackedSEOSEO spamspamwordpress (Read more...) The post Red Hen website suffers SEO spam compromise ... Read More
World Cup 2018: malware attacks gunning for goal

World Cup 2018: malware attacks gunning for goal

The World Cup is in full swing, and attackers are busy both on and off the pitch. Which of the competing nations are under fire from malware authors? Who is sailing through qualifying rounds mostly untouched? What are the most popular threats in the midst of the biggest footballing nations? ... Read More

UK law enforcement: an uphill struggle to fight hackers

Reports claim that UK law enforcement are still struggling to get to grips with cybercrime. We take a look at what's going on, and why services aren't able to cope with all things digital. Categories: Cybercrime Hacking Tags: cybercrimefundinglaw enforcementpoliceukuk law enforcement (Read more...) The post UK law enforcement: an ... Read More

VPNFilter malware still making waves

We take a look at VPNFilter malware, which is still out there and causing trouble for certain models of routers worldwide. What is it? And is your device on the list? Read on. Categories: Cybercrime Malware Tags: malwarerouterroutersvpnfilter (Read more...) The post VPNFilter malware still making waves appeared first on ... Read More
Blocks for Flash and others coming to Office 365

Blocks for Flash and others coming to Office 365

If you make use of Flash or Silverlight in your day-to-day activities, you may need to have a word with IT. For everyone else, your Office 365 experience is about to become a lot more secure. Categories: Cybercrime Exploits Tags: controlsflashmacrosmicrosoftOfficeshockwavesilverlight (Read more...) The post Blocks for Flash and others ... Read More
Instagram story spam claims free Apple Watch

Instagram story spam claims free Apple Watch

We take a look at Instagram story spam leading to a "free Apple Watch" giveaway on a recently compromised celebrity account. Categories: Social engineering Threat analysis Tags: Apple WatchInstagramscamsocial mediasocial networkspamsurveysurveys (Read more...) The post Instagram story spam claims free Apple Watch appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
Shenmue 3 announcement - E3 2015 Sony Conference - People are crying in the audience. Real tears.

Happy anniversary to Dreamcast…and its scams

On the 20th anniversary of Dreamcast, we take a trip down memory lane; specifically, years of scams tied to the beloved console. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: dreamcastgamesgamingscamsSEGAshenmuevideogames (Read more...) The post Happy anniversary to Dreamcast…and its scams appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More

A week in security (May 14 – May 20)

A roundup of security news from May 14 – May 20, including Mac malware, machine learning, advergaming, tech support scams, and much more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: facebookgdprmac malwaremachine learningminingphishing (Read more...) The post A week in security (May 14 – May 20) appeared first on Malwarebytes ... Read More
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