500M Avira Antivirus Users Introduced to Cryptomining

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Sat, 08 Jan 2022 18:05:14 +0000

Many readers were surprised to learn recently that the popular Norton 360 antivirus suite now ships with a program which lets customers make money mining virtual currency. But Norton 360 isn’t alone in this dubious endeavor: Avira antivirus — which has built a base of 500 million users worldwide largely by making the product free — was recently bought by the same company that owns Norton 360 and is introducing its customers to a service called Avira Crypto.

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What SMBs can do to protect against Log4Shell attacks

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 15 Dec 2021 20:59:31 +0000

Log4Shell is a severe software flaw affecting millions of applications, including those in your business. Secure this vulnerability now!

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Fake pirated software sites serve up malware droppers as a service

Credit to Author: gallagherseanm| Date: Wed, 01 Sep 2021 12:30:43 +0000

Sites advertising “cracked” software packages lead into a network that serves up downloads full of malware instead.<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/LIgSotQ9GNg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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Crypto-scams you should be steering clear of in 2021

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 13 Aug 2021 12:03:34 +0000

We look at the most common cryptocurrency scams of 2021, explain the risks, and highlight some of the warning signs.

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A week in security (July 12 – July 18)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Jul 2021 09:43:43 +0000

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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Is crypto’s criminal rollercoaster approaching a terminal dip?

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 14 Jul 2021 14:00:55 +0000

We look at whether the current environment will eventually become unsustainable for those wanting to exert others with ransomware.

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A week in security (June 28 – July 4)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 12:06:55 +0000

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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A week in security (June 28 – June 4)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 05 Jul 2021 12:06:55 +0000

A roundup of all the most interesting cybersecurity news stories, articles, and happenings of the previous seven days.

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