A week in security (November 9 – November 15)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Nov 2020 17:35:25 +0000

In this week in security (November 9 – November 15), we look at RegretLocker, the future of IoT cybersecurity, and far more.

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A week in security (July 20 – 26)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Jul 2020 15:30:00 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 20 – 26, including Deepfakes, Bluetooth technology, and APT groups.

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We found yet another phone with pre-installed malware via the Lifeline Assistance program

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Wed, 08 Jul 2020 15:30:00 +0000

We discovered yet another phone model with pre-installed malware provided from the Lifeline Assistance program via Assurance Wireless by Virgin Mobile.

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Eventbot malware – all you need to know about this new mobile banking Trojan

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Fri, 05 Jun 2020 06:15:00 +0000

Eventbot- a new mobile banking Trojan is making the rounds on the Internet, posing threats to online mobile banking apps for Android users. The Government of India’s cybersecurity arm Cert-In has already raised an alarm about this malware and advised security agencies to be alert about its projected spread in…

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Android Trojan xHelper uses persistent re-infection tactics: here’s how to remove

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Wed, 12 Feb 2020 18:15:59 +0000

A new variant of the Android Trojan xHelper re-infects just hours after removal—and with the help of Google PLAY?! A forum user helps us investigate.

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Malwarebytes Labs releases 2020 State of Malware Report

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 11 Feb 2020 08:01:00 +0000

The 2020 State of Malware Report reveals how cybercriminals upped the ante on businesses, Mac threats outpaced PCs, and ransomware continued its targeted, deadly assault with new families in 2019. Learn all this and more in the full report, linked in our blog.

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United States government-funded phones come pre-installed with unremovable malware

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000

A US-funded government assistance program is selling budget-friendly mobile phones that come pre-installed with unremovable malicious apps. Malwarebytes Labs investigates the malware’s origins.

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Stealthy new Android malware poses as ad blocker, serves up ads instead

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Thu, 14 Nov 2019 19:51:58 +0000

Since its discovery less than a month ago, a stealthy new Android malware has already been detected on over 500 devices, and it’s on the rise. Learn how this clever threat pretends to be an ad blocker and then hides itself on mobile devices, all while serving up tons of ads.

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