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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1H 2020 Cyber Security Defined by Covid-19 Pandemic

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Wed, 02 Sep 2020 17:36:58 +0000

When we published our 2020 Predictions report in December, we didn’t realize there was a global pandemic brewing that would give cybercriminals an almost daily news cycle to take advantage of in their attacks against people and organizations around the world. Malicious actors have always taken advantage of big news to use as lures for…

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Lock and Code S1Ep13: Monitoring the safety of parental monitoring apps with Emory Roane

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 15:30:00 +0000

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Emory Roane, policy counsel at Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, about parental monitoring apps.

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Coronavirus Bitcoin scam promises “millions” working from home

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 26 Mar 2020 17:05:13 +0000

We look at a set of Coronavirus Bitcoin scam emails promising vast sums of cryptocash that can be made working from home—but drains users accounts instead.

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How to Stay Safe as Online Coronavirus Scams Spread

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2020 13:01:30 +0000

Here, we'll take a look at several best practices for protecting kids on the Internet, and how, as a parent or guardian, you can do your part to help safeguard young users' online activities.

Few national emergencies have the ability to strike panic into the populace quite like a virus pandemic. It’s fortunately something most of us have never had to experience, until now. At the time of writing, the number of global confirmed cases of Coronavirus infection, or COVID-19, has reached nearly 174,000 worldwide. Although the official US…

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