A week in security (June 4 – June 10)

A roundup of the security news from June 4 – June 10, including IoT botnets, government attacks, dodgy Wi-Fi, and more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: APTbotnetIoTmalwareMobileransomwareWannaCry (Read more...) The post A week in security (June 4 – June 10) appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More

A week in security (May 28 – June 3)

A roundup of the security news from May 28 – June 3, including Instagram scams, America Geeks, IoT flaws, and more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: America GeeksblackmailcryptominingInstagramiot flawsmobile fraudonline data protectionpanda bankerphishingscamseo poisoningsmart assistant vulnerabilitiesm coca-colasteamvirtual girlfriend (Read more...) The post A week in security (May 28 ... Read More
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Researchers discover vulnerabilities in smart assistants’ voice commands

Security researchers have now found new ways to exploit voice recognition weaknesses in your favorite home device: smart assistants. You may want to listen in. Categories: Cybercrime Hacking Tags: amazonGoogleInternet of ThingsIoTsmart assistantsmart speakervirtual personal assistantvoice assistantvoice masqueradingvoice squattingvulnerability (Read more...) The post Researchers discover vulnerabilities in smart assistants’ voice ... Read More

A week in security (May 21 – May 27)

A roundup of security news from May 21 – May 27, including Mac cryptominer, the results of the crackme, bad coding habits, Emotet analysis, and much more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: bad coding habitscrackmedreamcastemotetrussian router botnetvpnfilterweek in securityXMRig (Read more...) The post A week in security (May ... Read More

A week in security (May 7 – May 13)

A roundup of security news from May 7 – May 13, including a new zero-day for Internet Explorer, a Netflix phishing scam, a worm found in Facebook's Messenger, and more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: 7zipfacebookfake android avHTTPSjavascript excelJS excelkuik adwaremicrosoftmicrosoft excelnetflix phishnigerian scamshopper stop tech scamsignaltech support ... Read More
Kuik: a simple yet annoying piece of adware

Kuik: a simple yet annoying piece of adware

Kuik adware, which forces affected machines to join a domain controller, is using this unusual technique to push Google Chrome extensions and coin miner applications. In this blog, we'll provide technical analysis of the adware and custom removal instructions. Categories: Malware Threat analysis Tags: adwarekuikkuik adwareremoval (Read more...) The post ... Read More

Week in security (April 30 – May 6)

A roundup of security news from April 30 – May 6, including Necurs malspam, Spartacus ransomware, Twitter passwords, and cybersecurity studies. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: MalwarebytesnecursransomwaresecuritySpartacustwitterweekly blog roundup (Read more...) The post Week in security (April 30 – May 6) appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
Internet Shortcut used in Necurs malspam campaign

Internet Shortcut used in Necurs malspam campaign

The Necurs gang tries out a new trick to load malware and bypass security defenses. Categories: Criminals Threat analysis Tags: botnetmalspamnecurssambaSMBspam (Read more...) The post Internet Shortcut used in Necurs malspam campaign appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More

A week in security (April 23 – April 29)

A roundup of security news from April 23 – April 29, including worms, GDPR, DDoS markets, and more. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: adminddosgdprminersminingroundupweek in security (Read more...) The post A week in security (April 23 – April 29) appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More

The Internet of Everything and digital privacy: what you need to know

Statistics indicate within the next couple of years, there will be three IoT devices for every adult and child on the planet—IoT will truly be the Internet of Everything. So, should people be concerned about privacy and data security if these gadgets are always on and ready to transmit information? ... Read More
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