A week in security (January 4 – January 10)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Jan 2021 16:01:56 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from January 4 – January 10, including a ransomware attack, a new Bitcoin sextortion scam, VPN usage, and more.

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VideoBytes: Twitter gets hacked!

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 01 Oct 2020 16:00:00 +0000

Today, we’re talking about the Twitter hack, in which 130 high-profile accounts, like those belonging to Barack Obama and Elon Musk, were accessed.

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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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