Lock and Code S1Ep3: Dishing on data privacy with Adam Kujawa

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 30 Mar 2020 16:33:33 +0000

This week on the Lock and Code podcast, we talk with Labs director Adam Kujawa about the state of data privacy today, plus cover the security headlines of the week, including coronavirus scams, credit card skimmers, and more coronavirus.

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Would ‘Medicare for All’ help secure health data?

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Tue, 26 Nov 2019 20:30:10 +0000

Beyond the usual arguments on this subject, we wanted to ask the question: Are there any security risks we need to be worried about if the United States were to switch to ‘Healthcare for All’ policies?

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Ransomware isn’t just a big city problem

Credit to Author: Adam Kujawa| Date: Fri, 31 May 2019 15:00:00 +0000

The city of Baltimore has experienced a very public ransomware attack. But in a season of increasing ransomware detections among organizations, they’re not alone. See which cites have been most impacted by ransomware and what organizations can do to develop resilience against attacks.

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Cybercrime tactics & techniques Q2 2018

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 17 Jul 2018 12:05:00 +0000

The last quarter is likely the last hurrah of the campaigns and attacks we’ve been seeing over the last 6 months. What comes next may completely change the game. Check out our latest Cybercrime Tactics & Techniques report to find out more about what you may encounter next quarter.

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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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Report: Second quarter dominated by ransomware outbreaks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 06 Jul 2017 19:06:53 +0000

The second quarter of 2017 left the security world wondering, “What the hell happened?” With leaks of government-created exploits being deployed against users in the wild, a continued sea of ransomware constantly threatening our ability to work online, and the lines between malware and potentially unwanted programs continuing to blur, every new incident was a wakeup call.In this report, we are going to discuss some of the most important trends, tactics, and attacks of Q2 2017, including an update on ransomware, what is going on with all these exploits, and a special look at all the breaches that happened this quarter.

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Fireball Chinese malware and you

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 07 Jun 2017 22:54:11 +0000

By now, you might have heard about an adware infection operation that has allegedly spread to 250 million systems called Fireball. The threat intelligence and research teams at Check Point wrote a blog post last week describing the operation, what the threat does the system and the alarming potential the malware has for doing some serious damage. We delve into the worst case scenario with this situation and how to remove Fireball if you are infected.

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