Labs quarterly report finds ransomware’s gone rampant against businesses

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Thu, 08 Aug 2019 14:00:00 +0000

This quarter, we noticed one threat dominating the landscape so much it deserved its own hard look. Ransomware is back in a big way, targeting businesses with brute force.

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8 ways to improve security on smart home devices

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Wed, 07 Aug 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Smart home devices aren’t the most secure, but they do make life more convenient. How can those who’ve embraced smart home tech stay as secure as possible? Here are eight ways.

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A week in security (July 29 – August 4)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 15:44:37 +0000

A roundup of security news from July 29 – August 4 including Capital One breach, Lord Exploit Kit, more Magecart skimming, ATM attacks, QR code scams, and Equifax payout.

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How brain-machine interface (BMI) technology could create an Internet of Thoughts

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Mon, 05 Aug 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Several companies are developing brain-machine interface (BMI) technologies for medical applications in the near future. Will this lead to connecting the human brain to the cloud, creating an Internet of Thoughts? Or will practical, ethical, and security concerns stop progress.

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Say hello to Lord Exploit Kit

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 18:15:24 +0000

In this blog, we take a look at a new exploit kit distributed via malvertising that calls itself Lord EK.

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Capital One breach exposes over 100 million credit card applications

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 16:00:00 +0000

The Capital One data breach is an exceptional example, if only because of how much we already know. Not only that, but the breach happened to one of the technical front-runners in banking.

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Everything you need to know about ATM attacks and fraud: part 2

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Fri, 02 Aug 2019 15:00:00 +0000

In part two of this two-part series on ATM attacks and fraud, we outline the final two ATM attack types—logical and social engineering—and provide info on how they are conducted, the different malware families used in these attacks, and how to protect against them.

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Making the case: How to get the board to invest in government cybersecurity

Credit to Author: Joan Goodchild| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 16:00:00 +0000

CISOs are increasingly tapped to communicate with the board and executive management about security. Here’s what government officials need to know for success.

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No summer break for Magecart as web skimming intensifies

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Thu, 01 Aug 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Despite the heat, criminals are hard at work stealing credit card data from unaware shoppers. July marks a notable increase in web skimmer attacks over previous months.

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Exploit kits: summer 2019 review

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 30 Jul 2019 16:20:33 +0000

In this edition of our seasonal review of exploit kits, we review active and unique EKs hitting consumers and businesses over the summer 2019 season.

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