A week in security (October 9 – October 15)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from Monday, October 9 to Sunday, October 15. We presented our quarterly report, won security awards, and lots more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: a week in securityandroid ransomwarebotnetcryptominersddosEquifaxhack backsphishingTransunion (Read more...) The post A week in security (October 9 – October 15) appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Equifax, TransUnion websites push fake Flash Player in malvertising campaign

Equifax's website is once again infected, this time with malvertising that redirects to a fake Flash player. Further investigation reveals TransUnion was also targeted. Categories: Malware Threat analysis Tags: EquifaxFlash PlayermalvertisingTransunion (Read more...) The post Equifax, TransUnion websites push fake Flash Player in malvertising campaign appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches

In this edition of the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report, we saw a number of high profile breaches targeting the personal information of hundreds of millions of people. We also observed shifts in malware distribution, the revival of some old families, and found cases of international tech support scams. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: 3rd quarterandroid malwareastrumbreachcerbercybercrimecybercrime tactics and techniquesemotetEquifaxexploit kitfrancophonefruitflyglobeimposterLockymac malwaremalicious spammalspamMalwarebytesmalwarebytes labsnational health serviceNHSoceanlotusq3 2017reportRIGsmartscreensonictech support scamstrickbottrojan.clicker.hyjwhole foods (Read more...) The post Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Weekly Cyber Risk Roundup: Yahoo Breach Expands, Equifax Grilled, Another NSA Insider

Yahoo and Equifax were both back in the news this week due to new details emerging around their respective data breaches, including Yahoo revising the number of affected accounts to three billion and Equifax’s former CEO being grilled before Congress. Yahoo had previously stated that its 2013 data breach affected one billion user accounts, which… Read More
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Security Desensitization: Another Data Breach, Blah, Blah, Blah

Let’s see, the SEC wasn’t forthcoming about its breach. Verizon was just hacked with lots of data going out the back door. Of course, Equifax is the latest mother of all breaches. As someone recently noted, something like 9 billion records have been breached in the last 10 years. That’s a staggering number, considering there..
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