UK law enforcement: an uphill struggle to fight hackers

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:02:03 +0000

Reports claim that UK law enforcement are still struggling to get to grips with cybercrime. We take a look at what’s going on, and why services aren’t able to cope with all things digital.

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What does ‘consent to tracking’ really mean?

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Thu, 14 Jun 2018 16:00:22 +0000

Do you know what companies can do after you click ok to a user agreement? Are you sure?

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VPNFilter malware still making waves

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:15:10 +0000

We take a look at VPNFilter malware, which is still out there and causing trouble for certain models of routers worldwide. What is it? And is your device on the list? Read on.

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Exploit kits: Spring 2018 review

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:04:14 +0000

In this Spring 2018 snapshot, we review the top exploit kits observed in the wild.

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Internet Safety Month: How to protect your child’s privacy online

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 17:44:48 +0000

This month is Internet Safety Month, and today we’ll be talking about online privacy for children. For parents and caretakers, nothing could be more troubling than the thought of having your child’s personal information stolen and used by nefarious actors. In part one of this two-part series, we’ll discuss how parents can help kids and teens protect their online presence.

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A week in security (June 4 – June 10)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Jun 2018 16:02:13 +0000

A roundup of the security news from June 4 – June 10, including IoT botnets, government attacks, dodgy Wi-Fi, and more.

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Tips for safe summer travels: your cybersecurity checklist

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 08 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000

A cybersecurity checklist for when you are about to travel or go on vacation, helps to prevent data-loss and other security issues.

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Malware analysis: decoding Emotet, part 2

Credit to Author: Vishal Thakur| Date: Thu, 07 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000

In part two of our series on decoding Emotet, we analyze the PowerShell code flow and structure. We also reconstruct the command-line arguments—for fun!

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PSA: Users with landlines are more vulnerable to scams

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Anyone still using a home phone be warned: having landlines makes you particularly vulnerable to scams. Read on to learn how to keep your landline but stay safe from cyberattacks.

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A week in security (May 28 – June 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:51:36 +0000

A roundup of the security news from May 28 – June 3, including Instagram scams, America Geeks, IoT flaws, and more.

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