Labs CTNT report shows shift in threat landscape to cryptomining

What did we learn about cybercrime in the quarterly Labs CTNT report? Malicious cryptomining has taken over in 2018, and it’s leaving all other malware families behind. Categories: CTNT report Malwarebytes news Tags: cryptocurrencycryptominingCTNT reportcybercrime tactics and techniquesgandcrabmalspamransomwarespyware (Read more...) The post Labs CTNT report shows shift in...
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CyberByte steals Malwarebytes’ intellectual property

CyberByte has stolen Malwarebytes' intellectual property, and has been using our data without permission in their CyberByte Antivirus software. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: CyberBytefake avmacMalwarebytes for Macpotentially unwanted programsPUPs (Read more...) The post CyberByte steals Malwarebytes’ intellectual property appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Tech support scammers find new way to jam Google Chrome

Browsers are usually the first point of contact between victims and threat actors. With a few bits of code, crooks manage once again to freeze Google Chrome and scare users into calling for assistance. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: chromefreezeGooglejamtech support scams (Read more...) The post Tech support scammers find new way to jam Google Chrome appeared...
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IMPORTANT: Web Blocking / RAM Usage

Earlier this morning, we published a protection update that caused connection issues for many of our customers. As a side effect of the web protection blocks, the product also spiked memory usage and possibly caused a crash. We have triaged this issue and pushed a protection update that resolves it: Disable Web Protection Update to... Categories: Malwarebytes news (Read more...) The post IMPORTANT: Web Blocking / RAM Usage appeared first on
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Gartner recognizes Malwarebytes as a “Visionary” in the Magic Quadrant

Gartner has recognized Malwarebytes as a “visionary” in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. Malwarebytes was selected for its completeness of vision and ability to execute. Categories: CEO announcements Malwarebytes Awards Malwarebytes news Tags: 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection PlatformsEndpoint ProtectionGartnerGartner Magic QuadrantGartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection PlatformsGartner MQMalwarebytes
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Presenting: Malwarebytes Labs 2017 State of Malware Report

In our 2017 State of Malware report, we examined attack methods, malware developments, and distribution techniques used by cybercriminals over the last 12 months. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: 2017 State of Malware Reportbanking Trojanscrypto minerscryptominingcybercrime tactics and techniquescybersecurityddosIoTmalwareransomwareState of Malwarestate of malware report (Read more...) The post
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A week in security (January 8 – January 14)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from January 8 to January 14, including Meltdown and Spectre fallout, apps with naughty ads, and cybercrime surrounding the Winter Olympics. Categories: Malwarebytes news Security world Week in security Tags: Google Playmeltdown and spectrewinter olympicsWPA3 (Read more...) The post A week in security (January 8 – January...
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Exosrv.com, an ad server for adult sites, tops Malwarebytes detections

Learn why Malwarebytes is blocking exosrv.com, an ad server for adult sites. Hint: it's not because it's porn. Categories: Malwarebytes news Tags: ad fraudad networksadult sitesmalicious redirectsmalvertising (Read more...) The post Exosrv.com, an ad server for adult sites, tops Malwarebytes detections appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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How we can stop the New Mafia’s digital footprint from spreading in 2018

Cybercriminals are the New Mafia of today’s world. This new generation of hackers are like traditional Mafia organizations, not just in their professional coordination, but their ability to intimidate and paralyze victims. Categories: Business CEO announcements Malwarebytes news Security world Tags: cyberattackscybercrimegangshackersMafiamarcin kleczynskiNew Mafiavigialntes (
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