Sophos: Three Apple Malware Scams

The estimable Paul Ducklin (sorry not to have seen you at VB this year, Duck!) advises us to Watch out for these high-pressure Apple malware scams.  To be precise, a couple of tech support scams and a fake Flash Player update. Ho hum… Still, the first one is particularly interesting, if you’re a connoisseur of these
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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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National cybersecurity awareness month: simple steps for online safety

National cybersecurity awareness month was created to ensure that every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. And now Malwarebytes is doing its part. Categories: 101 FYI Tags: cybersecurity awarenessnational cybersecurity awareness monthpassword managerphishingtech support scams (Read more...) The post National cybersecurity awareness month: simple steps for online safety appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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Tech support scammers abuse native ad and content provider Taboola to serve malvertising

See how scammers redirected visitors from MSN to their tech support scam page in this latest malvertising campaign. Categories: Social engineering Threat analysis Tags: click baitfraudmalvertisingmsnTaboolatech support scams (Read more...) The post Tech support scammers abuse native ad and content provider Taboola to serve malvertising appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
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