A week in security (January 22 – January 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 19:00:00 +0000

A compilation of notable security news from January 22 to January 28, featuring multiple bitcoin and ransomware scams, the rise of spyware, human trafficking as a twisted malware service, and more.

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There’s a hole in my bucket: Bitcoin scams aim to exploit volatile market

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:53:19 +0000

The digital world of Bitcoin is ablaze with profit, speculation, and potential riches for all – unfortunately, scammers are in on the action and will stop at nothing to relieve the unwary of their digital fortunes. From the oldest tricks in the book to all new types of scams, it seems everyone is turning their attention to Bitcoin. What are the threats, and what can you do about it to stay safe?

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