WOOF locker: Unmasking the browser locker behind a stealthy tech support scam operation

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 22 Jan 2020 16:00:00 +0000

We reveal the inner workings of WOOF locker, the most sophisticated browser locker campaign we’ve seen to date. Learn how this tech support scam evades researchers and ensnares users by hiding in plain sight.

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For Cybersecurity and Domestic Violence Awareness months, we pledge to fight stalkerware

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Tue, 01 Oct 2019 15:00:14 +0000

Starting today, two hallmark holidays are upon us. No, it’s not Halloween and Thanksgiving. It’s both Cybersecurity Awareness Month and Domestic Violence Awareness Month. It’s no coincidence these two awareness campaigns overlap. What were once seen as separate realities—the physical and the digital—are increasingly blurred as our offices, schools, and hospitals move from paper to…

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A week in security (September 16 -22)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 23 Sep 2019 15:55:30 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 16–22 including Emotet, student-targeted visa scams, data privacy laws, Malwarebytes’ new Browser Guard, data destruction, and more.

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Browser Guard combats privacy abuse, tracking, clickbait, and scammers

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 19 Sep 2019 18:27:51 +0000

The free Malwarebytes Browser Guard extension combats privacy abuse, user tracking, clickbait, unwanted advertisements, and tech support scammers while offering granular control and faster browsing.

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