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 2018: ad blockers and anti-trackers appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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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.
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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.
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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.
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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 don’t buy this: identity theft protection services appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Phishes, pseudophishes, and bad email

Everyone knows about phishing. But what about pseudophishing? When companies use poor design, no attribution, and broad requests for personal info, their legit emails look like a phish. Categories: Business Security world Tags: emailenterprisephishphishingpseudophishscam (Read more...) The post Phishes, pseudophishes, and bad email appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Deloitte breached by hackers for months

On September 25, 2017, Deloitte announced that they detected a breach of the firm’s global email server via a poorly secured admin email in March of this year. We go over the breach and provide suggestions for Deloitte's cybersecurity clients. Categories: Business Security world Tags: breachcybersecuritydata breachdeloittehackedhackers (Read more...) The post Deloitte breached by hackers for months appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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FTC providing partial refunds for Advanced Tech Support victims

Last month, the FTC announced the recovery of 10 million dollars from Advanced Tech Support. If you were a victim of ATS, also known as Inbound Call Experts (ICE), you might be able to get a partial refund of what they scammed from you. Categories: Government Security world Tags: Advanced Tech SupportfraudFTCscamtech support scamTSS (Read more...) The post FTC providing partial refunds for Advanced Tech Support victims appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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