A week in security (January 21 – 27)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 28 Jan 2019 18:00:14 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 21 to 27, including Modlishka, Crytekk, PUPs, and the State of Malware report.

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Has two-factor authentication been defeated? A spotlight on 2FA’s latest challenge

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:15:30 +0000

While many tech-savvy folks are familiar with two-factor authentication (2FA), more are unaware that there are several ways around it. A tactic called Modlishka, the English pronunciation for the Polish word for “mantis,” is the latest in this list.

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A week in security (January 7 – 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 Jan 2019 16:45:37 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 7 to 13, including breaches, takedowns, bug fixes, and social media issues.

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Humble Bundle alerts customers to subscription reveal bug

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:20:27 +0000

Humble Bundle is sending emails to subscribers due to information being revealed by a bug. How bad it is? We take a look.

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Business email compromise scam costs Pathé $21.5 million

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:00:23 +0000

Recently released court documents show European-based cinema chain Pathé lost a small fortune to a business email compromise (BEC) scam in March 2018. The attack cost the company $21.5 million—that’s 10 percent of its total earnings. Learn how to avoid BEC scams and keep your company in the black.

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