A week in security (August 13 – 19)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 17:33:18 +0000

A round up of the security news from August 13 – 19, including an in-depth discussion of what drives the average cybercriminal to crime.

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The enemy is us: a look at insider threats

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Mon, 20 Aug 2018 16:42:50 +0000

It could be the engineer in the IT department, the janitor mopping the lobby, one of the many managers two floors up, or the contractor who’s been in and out the office for weeks now. Or, maybe it could be you. It could be the engineer in the IT department, the janitor mopping the lobby, one of the many managers two floors up, or the contractor who’s been in and out the office for weeks now. Or, maybe it could be you. Who are the insider threats to organizations? And how can they be stopped?

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Liar, liar, pants on fire! Barclays phish claims cards explode

Credit to Author: Adam McNeil| Date: Fri, 17 Aug 2018 16:00:02 +0000

We feel compelled to relay the dire warning from this Barclays snail-mail letter, which we acquired through social media, therefore it must be true.

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How to secure your content management system

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 16 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Popular content management systems are easy to install and use. But how easy is it to keep them secure?

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Black Hat USA 2018: ransomware is still the star

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 16:00:02 +0000

A recap of the Malwarebytes’ team experience at the Black Hat conference in Las Vegas, including top trends, topics, and interesting discussions.

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Under the hoodie: why money, power, and ego drive hackers to cybercrime

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 15 Aug 2018 14:00:00 +0000

We know what cybercriminals do. We know how they do it. Now we ask: why? This in-depth profile examines what makes hackers turn to cybercrime, and what could change their minds.

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Back to school cybersecurity: hints, tips, and links for a safer school year

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 14 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Term time is upon us once more, and soon the summer holidays will be a thing of the past. We offer up some handy hints and tips for better back to school cybersecurity, and link to numerous resources of our own to help parents and kids have a safer online experience this year.

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A week in security (August 6 – August 12)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:37:10 +0000

A round-up of the security news from August 6 – August 12, including ransomware, interesting talks during BlackHat, botnets, and the evils of JavaScript.

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Process Doppelgänging meets Process Hollowing in Osiris dropper

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 18:29:57 +0000

Process doppleganging, a rare technique of impersonating a process, was discovered last year, but hasn’t been seen much in the wild since. It was an interesting surprise, then, to discover its use mixed in with Process Hollowing, yet another technique, in a dropper for the Osiris banking Trojan.

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A week in security (August 6 – 12)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 13 Aug 2018 16:37:10 +0000

A round-up of the security news from August 6 – 12, including ransomware, interesting talks during BlackHat, botnets, and the evils of JavaScript.

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How to protect your RDP access from ransomware attacks

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2018 16:13:18 +0000

Ransomware distributors have started using RDP to gain access to business networks. Do you have your remote desktops under control?

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