Magniber ransomware: exclusively for South Koreans

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Thu, 19 Oct 2017 00:29:23 +0000

A few days ago, Magnitude EK resurfaced, this time with a new payload that targets only the country of South Korea. It’s called Magniber ransomware.

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419 scammer offers USD $60 million—and a free child

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:46:18 +0000

419 scammers offering up untold riches are nothing new. But untold riches and an adopted child for good measure? How could we not explore this one further?

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When an “Outstanding” rating from CNET isn’t enough

Credit to Author: Eric Fairbanks| Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:28:43 +0000

The editors at CNET/Download.com recently awarded Malwarebytes for Windows with an “outstanding” rating of 4.5 stars. But we’d like to strive for even more.

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Why is Malwarebytes blocking CoinHive?

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Wed, 18 Oct 2017 15:00:25 +0000

Since September 19, the number two most frequently blocked website for our customers has been coinhive.com. This post will describe what CoinHive is, what it is doing, and why we are blocking it.

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