So you’ve been asked to start a threat intel program

So you’ve been asked to start a threat intel program

What are the bumps in the road you can expect and avoid when setting up a threat intel progarm for your business? Categories: Business How-tos Tags: remediationThreat Intel (Read more...) The post So you’ve been asked to start a threat intel program appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
What does ‘consent to tracking’ really mean?

What does ‘consent to tracking’ really mean?

Do you know what companies can do after you click ok to a user agreement? Are you sure? Categories: Privacy Security world Tags: adblockfacebookgdprprivacysocial mediatrackinguser agreement (Read more...) The post What does ‘consent to tracking’ really mean? appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
A conversation with America Geeks

A conversation with America Geeks

We first published on tech scammers America Geeks back in 2015 and again in 2016. This time, they opened a help ticket with us, requesting we take down our blog post—which warranted a phone call. Read on to learn how our conversation with America Geeks went. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering ... Read More
Where did the tech support scam blacklist go?

Where did the tech support scam blacklist go?

We've removed our blacklist of recognized tech support scammers from our tech scam support page. Here's what we're doing instead. Categories: How-tos Tags: how toscambaitingtech support scamTSS (Read more...) The post Where did the tech support scam blacklist go? appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
Please don’t buy this: smart toys

Please don’t buy this: smart toys

Smart toys attempt to offer what a lot of us imagined as kids—a toy that we can not only play with, but one that plays back. Many models offer voice recognition, facial expressions, hundreds of words and phrases, reaction to touch and impact, and even the ability to learn and ... Read More
Safer Internet Day 2018: ad blockers and anti-trackers

Safer Internet Day 2018: ad blockers and anti-trackers

Today, on Safer Internet Day, we’re going to look at some of the easiest, fastest, completely free things you can do to have a safer Internet experience. Starting with ad blockers and anti-tracking browser extensions. Categories: Privacy Security world Tags: adblockermalvertisingprivacysafer internet daysafety (Read more...) The post Safer Internet Day ... Read More
Malwarebytes Researcher calls our most tenacious imposter

Boomerang spam bombs Malwarebytes forum—not a smart move

Boomerang Tech solutions had trouble configuring their spambots, thus dropping a few spam bombs on Malwarebytes forums. Watch us catch them red-handed in a scammer call. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: BoomerangforumsMBAMspamTSS (Read more...) The post Boomerang spam bombs Malwarebytes forum—not a smart move appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More

Singapore government gets into the network defense game

Governments have been classically slow to adapt to digital realities. Singapore tries to break the mold with a new cybersecurity bill that tackles breaches, infrastructure, and reporting. Categories: Government Security world Tags: breachgovernmentlawprivacysingapore (Read more...) The post Singapore government gets into the network defense game appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
Malwarebytes researcher confronts AmericaGeeks scammer

Tech support scammer tries to sell free software

Watch as a Malwarebytes researcher catches a rather rude tech support scammer from AmericaGeeks in the act. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: AmericanGeeksscamSocial Engineeringtech supporttech support scamTSS (Read more...) The post Tech support scammer tries to sell free software appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs ... Read More
Please don’t buy this: identity theft protection services

Please don’t buy this: identity theft protection services

Identity theft protection services promise to have your back against cybercriminals looking to steal your data. But they don't actually stop them from taking your identity. Are they worth it, then? We say no. Categories: Cybercrime Privacy Tags: credit cardcredit monitoringEquifaxExperianfraudidentity theftIdentityForceIdentityWorksLifelockplease don't buy this (Read more...) The post Please ... Read More
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