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Fake Malwarebytes helpline scammer caught in the act

Fake Malwarebytes helpline scammer caught in the act

In this blog, we take you through a phone call to a fake Malwarebytes helpline run by Blue Eye Ventures, and show you how to spot the scam in action. Categories: Cybercrime ...

Ransomware-as-a-Service (RaaS): How It Works

Ransomware isn’t a new threat to the cyber world. Its origins go back many years now. Over time, this threat has become only more vicious and harmful. While people were trying to ...

The FBI’s 10 Most-Wanted Black-Hat Hackers – #5, #4 and #3

This week in Tripwire’s countdown of the FBI’s 10 most-wanted black-hat hackers, we name three hackers bound together in digital crime: Wen Xinyu, Huang Zhenyu and Sun Kailiang. The suspects made headlines ...

6 Best Practices to Avoid Leaks in 2018

One of the most dangerous threats to your business in 2018 is a data leak. Hackers can sell your information on the black market or simply destroy it. This could ruin your ...
Parenting in the Digital World: a review

Parenting in the Digital World: a review

Parents don't just hand over the car keys to children who haven't taken driver's ed. Sadly, the same can't be said about smartphones. This book by Clayton Cranford shows parents the importance ...
Fair in Love and War

All Is Fair in Love and War — Except When Swiping Right

Two of the Goliaths of dating apps are having a legal tussle surrounding the intellectual property of one and other. The entities? That would be Bumble and Match.com’s Tinder. The Birth of ...
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  Battelle’s DroneDefender Antidrone Countermeasure

Miscreant Gang Runs Drone Intercept Targeting FBI Agents

Battelle’s DroneDefender Antidrone Countermeasure via Patrick Tucker, the Technology Editor over at DefenseOne, posted a particularly troubling new piece on May 3rd, detailing an incident in which our Federal Bureau of Investigation ...
Mobile Menace Monday: re-emergence of a fake Android AV

Mobile Menace Monday: re-emergence of a fake Android AV

Way back in early 2013, a new antivirus (AV) company emerged into the mobile security software industry that had everyone perplexed. It seemed like a fake Android AV, but received certification by ...
Security Boulevard's 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, April 30-May 4

Security Boulevard’s 5 Most Read Stories for the Week, April 30-May 4

A new week, a new crop of security stories. Last week, Privacy in Public Places, Fileless Malware, Spam Bots and Fake Accounts and Cryptomining Worm MassMiner made headlines. Also, we offered some ...
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Twitter security snafu: change your passwords

Twitter security snafu: change your passwords

A recent error caused passwords to be exposed internally at Twitter. As a precaution, they're advising all users to change their passwords. Read on to find out what happened, and what you ...
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