Should you delete yourself from social media?

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Thu, 14 Feb 2019 17:30:00 +0000

All the recent news—from Facebook’s Cambridge Analytica snafu to various abuses of Twitter vulnerabilities—has you wondering: Should I delete myself from social media? We provide advice and links on how to tighten security if you want to cool down, or, if you’re ready to go nuclear, delete yourself permanently.

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Businesses: It’s time to implement an anti-phishing plan

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 13 Feb 2019 16:54:28 +0000

If your organization doesn’t have an anti-phishing plan in place, it’s time to start thinking about one. Here’s what to tell your employees and customers about phishing attacks.

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Google Chrome announces plans to improve URL display, website identity

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 06 Feb 2019 18:16:47 +0000

The search giant isn’t “killing” (a.k.a. getting rid of) the URL, unlike some sensationalist and eye-rolling headlines have put it. They are slowly giving it a facelift.

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How to browse the Internet safely at work

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 16:00:44 +0000

This Safer Internet Day, we’re presenting a guideline to employees on how to navigate the online trenches safely, whether they’re on their desktop computers, company-owned laptops, or mobile devices. Who wants to be the one responsible for a breach? No one.

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Apple’s FaceTime privacy bug allowed possible spying

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 19:00:09 +0000

A new bug in Apple’s FaceTime app that allowed for possible spying has the Internet in an uproar. Do Apple users need to disable FaceTime immediately? Mac expert Thomas Reed swoops in as the voice of reason.

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Interview with a malware hunter: Jérôme Segura

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0000

In our series called “Interview with a malware hunter,” we turn to Jerome Segura, Head of Threat Intelligence at Malwarebytes. In this Q&A session, we’ll take you behind the scenes to get to know one of our malware intelligence crew.

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Collection 1 data breach: what you need to know

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:33:40 +0000

In what’s being dubbed one of the largest data dumps in history, Collection 1 contains the data of over 770 million people. But is it really as bad as it sounds? We take a closer look and let users know what to do if their info is caught up in the mix.

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2018: The year of the data breach tsunami

Credit to Author: Logan Strain| Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000

To get a sense of the grim state of data security today, take a look at this infographic from TruthFinder that explains why 2018 was the year of the data breach tsunami.

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Yes, Chromebooks can and do get infected

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Wed, 19 Dec 2018 15:00:57 +0000

We’ve heard people say Macs don’t get viruses for years, but we know that to be false. But what about Chromebooks? They’re totally safe, right? Think again.

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All the reasons why cybercriminals want to hack your phone

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Why would a criminal want to hack your phone? Perhaps the better question may be: Why wouldn’t they? We take a look at all the reasons hackers have for breaking into your most precious device—and what you can do to stop it.

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How threat actors are using SMB vulnerabilities

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 14 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000

SMB vulnerabilities have been so successful for criminals that they’ve been used in some of the most devastating ransomware and Trojan attacks of the last two years. Learn how they work and how your organization can protect against them.

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