Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 12 Oct 2017 16:00:27 +0000

In this edition of the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report, we saw a number of high profile breaches targeting the personal information of hundreds of millions of people. We also observed shifts in malware distribution, the revival of some old families, and found cases of international tech support scams.

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Deloitte breached by hackers for months

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Thu, 28 Sep 2017 16:00:58 +0000

On September 25, 2017, Deloitte announced that they detected a breach of the firm’s global email server via a poorly secured admin email in March of this year. We go over the breach and provide suggestions for Deloitte’s cybersecurity clients.

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Equifax aftermath: How to protect against identity theft

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2017 15:00:39 +0000

If you are one of the victims of the Equifax breach, you have a heightened risk of becoming a victim of identity theft. And even if you’re not, you should take these precautions.

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Remediation vs. prevention: How to place your bets

Credit to Author: Sarah Enderby| Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:00:34 +0000

Building a security environment for businesses is a gamble these days. It’s remediation vs. prevention. Which should you bet on?

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Equifax breach: What you need to know [updated]

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:02:47 +0000

On July 29, 2017, Equifax discovered that attackers had gained unauthorized access to private data belonging to an estimated 143 million Americans by exploiting a vulnerability in a website application.

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Equifax breach: What you need to know

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 08 Sep 2017 07:02:47 +0000

On July 29, 2017, Equifax discovered that attackers had gained unauthorized access to private data belonging to an estimated 143 million Americans by exploiting a vulnerability in a website application.

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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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GameStop customer data allegedly siphoned in possible breach

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 10 Apr 2017 22:05:31 +0000

GameStop confirmed with KrebsOnSecurity that they are currently investigating reports of hackers breaching their network and siphoning customer information.

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