November spam roundup: Stalkers, property tips, porn, stern words and PayPal

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 11:11:07 +0000

We look at some of the more recent spam mails taking up space in mailboxes.

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A week in security (November 23 – November 29)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 10:44:12 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from November 23 – 29, including Zoom, Spotify, and the IoT Cybersecurity Bill.

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IoT cybersecurity bill passed by Senate

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 14:32:49 +0000

The US Senate passed a bill to improve security guidelines and protocols for Internet of Things devices purchased and owned by the Federal government.

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Spotify resets some user logins after hacker database found floating online

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 25 Nov 2020 13:24:39 +0000

The 380 million record database. didn’t belong to Spotify itself, but instead to fraudsters who’d uploaded it.

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Apple security hampers detection of unwanted programs

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 16:59:39 +0000

Recent moves by Apple signal a potentially difficult future on macOS, where antivirus developers will have to play by increasingly limiting rules.

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Looks like we’re stuck with Zoom: Is it any safer?

Credit to Author: Philip Christian| Date: Tue, 24 Nov 2020 11:35:06 +0000

Zoom got into hot water at the start of the pandemic for its much publicized security risks. As you prepare to log in to your next virtual meeting or class, let’s take another look at Zoom.

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Lock and Code S1Ep20: Tracking the charities that track you online with Chris Boyd

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 23 Nov 2020 15:00:00 +0000

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Chris Boyd, lead malware intelligence analyst for Malwarebytes, about charity organizations and online ad tracking.

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Black Friday 2020: How to shop safely online

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 20 Nov 2020 16:00:51 +0000

With the promise of a mostly online Black Friday 2020, we offer up some tips for keeping yourself safe over the upcoming sales frenzy.

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