Locky ransomware returns to the game with two new flavors

Credit to Author: Marcelo Rivero| Date: Wed, 16 Aug 2017 17:57:10 +0000

We recently observed a fresh malicious spam campaign pushed through the Necurs botnet distributing so far, two new variants of Locky ransomware.

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Week in Security (August 7 – August 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 19:51:26 +0000

A compilation of security news and blog posts from Monday the 7th of August to August 14th. We looked at security certificates and the new bloated Cerber ransomware.

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Back to school cybersecurity tips for parents and kids

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Aug 2017 16:35:16 +0000

When you buy your child new devices, it’s important to lay down some ground rules—especially when it comes to security. That’s why we’re providing you with a cybersecurity checklist you can use to prepare your children for the coming school year.

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Cerber ransomware delivered in format of a different order of Magnitude

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 09 Aug 2017 15:54:54 +0000

We review a trick that the Magnitude exploit kit uses to bypass security scanners.

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Explained: security certificates

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 08 Aug 2017 18:17:21 +0000

Do you want to know how security certificates work and let us show you how malware can abuse the certificates system to block you from downloading and/or running your favorite software.

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A week in security (July 31 – August 6)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 19:19:51 +0000

A compilation of security news and blog posts from the 31th of July to August 6th. We look at the events of BlackHat and DefCon, explore some new TrickBot tactics, delve into PowerShell commands and link some of the most notable security stories of the past week.

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Apple phish: Summary report statement

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 07 Aug 2017 15:30:59 +0000

We take a look at an Apple ID phish currently in circulation, and examine some of the tell-tale signs you may have this lurking in your mailbox.

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Learning PowerShell: basic programs

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 04 Aug 2017 18:00:35 +0000

In this last part of the short series about the basics of PowerShell we assemble a small script from scratch and explain how it works.

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Black Hat USA 2017 Recap

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 02 Aug 2017 21:54:05 +0000

Missed Black Hat USA 2017? Here’s a little recap of the event and the Malwarebytes booth.

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