Software engineer hacked webcams to spy on girls—Here’s how to protect yourself

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 12 Jan 2022 16:47:07 +0000

Yes, hackers can and will use your webcams against you if they see an opportunity. Don’t let them.

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Cybercrime, fraud, and insider threats increased in 2020 in the UK, report says

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2021 17:41:18 +0000

The National Crime Agency’s latest report shows that cybercrime surged in 2020 due to lockdowns, the pandemic, and Brexit.

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A week in security (January 25 – January 31)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Feb 2021 10:15:34 +0000

A privacy week special on Malwarebytes Labs with a special episode of our Lock & Code podcast, FLoC, Grindr, Emotet, and more.

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A week in security (February 17 – 23)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 24 Feb 2020 16:32:34 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s most notable security stories and events, including cloud identity management, a noteworthy Twitter scam-tastrophy, RobbinHood ransomware, and more.

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Social engineering attacks: What makes you susceptible?

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Thu, 02 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Cybercriminals will do what it takes to get what they want, whether that’s breaching a corporate network or stealing credentials with malware. But what do we do if hackers are hacking us instead of our computers? Here’s how to tell if you’re susceptible to social engineering attacks, and what to do to combat them.

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Bad romance: catphishing explained

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 15 Nov 2017 17:46:00 +0000

You may have heard of catfishing, where people lure romancers online by faking their identity. But what about catphishing? This dangerous practice uses similar romantic triggers, only its goal is to dupe users and businesses out of personal info.

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