Amazon Prime Day—8 tips for safer shopping

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 13 Oct 2020 10:11:53 +0000

Amazon Prime Day is here. With the ongoing pandemic further complicating life as we know it, how can you, the practical and cyber-sensible shopper, protect yourself from threats banking on this day?

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‘Just tell me how to fix my computer:’ a crash course on malware detection

Credit to Author: Philip Christian| Date: Fri, 21 Aug 2020 15:00:00 +0000

For the Luddites and the technologically challenged, this is your crash course on malware detection. Learn what it is, how it works, and why it’s important.

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Spear phishing 101: what you need to know

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 29 Jan 2020 18:50:01 +0000

We look at the threat of spear phishing, why it’s such a problem, and what organizations can do to lessen the chance of a successful attack.

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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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Everything you need to know about ATM attacks and fraud: Part 1

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 29 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

If you’re familiar with skimming, you may have also heard of shimming, card trapping, and cash trapping. These are attacks and scams targeted at ATMs. Part 1 of our series explores various ATM attack scenarios and explains what users should look out for when using an ATM.

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What to do when you discover a data breach

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 07 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

You’ve discovered that your organization has been breached. Now what? Learn which steps to take in the immediate aftermath to limit the damage and preserve your company’s reputation.

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Knowing when it’s worth the risk: riskware explained

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 23 May 2019 19:22:47 +0000

Riskware is a type of software that, while considered legitimate, can still put users at risk in some way. Learn why anti-malware vendors detect it, and how to tell whether the apps you use are riskware or not.

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4 Lessons to be learned from the DOE’s DDoS attack

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Fri, 17 May 2019 15:59:32 +0000

The Department of Energy was subject to a DDoS attack that caused major disruptions in their operations. Is the smart grid ready for such an attack? Here are the lessons we can take away from the event.

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