A week in security (June 3 – 9)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 10 Jun 2019 17:30:58 +0000

A weekly roundup of security news from June 3–9, including Magecart, breaches, hyperlink auditing, Bluekeep, FTC, and facial recognition.

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Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report finds businesses hit with 235 percent more threats in Q1

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Thu, 25 Apr 2019 07:01:32 +0000

The Labs team discovered that businesses are being targeted with 235 percent more threats than the previous year. Download the report and find out which threats are revving up, and which are dying out.

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Automated Android attacks deliver “UFO” cryptominer Trojan

Credit to Author: Andrew Brandt| Date: Tue, 26 Feb 2019 16:00:23 +0000

A persistent attack against Android devices is on the rise and gaining traction with the criminals who do this sort of thing<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/zu19kgWwZIw” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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All the reasons why cybercriminals want to hack your phone

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Tue, 18 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Why would a criminal want to hack your phone? Perhaps the better question may be: Why wouldn’t they? We take a look at all the reasons hackers have for breaking into your most precious device—and what you can do to stop it.

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The 25th anniversary of the webcam: What did it bring us?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:00:43 +0000

This month the webcam has been around for 25 years. Ho has it developed and which are the concerns surrounding webcams and CCTVs?

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This Week in Security News: Holiday Cybercriminals & Cryptomining Malware

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 16 Nov 2018 15:21:25 +0000

Welcome to our weekly roundup, where we share what you need to know about the cybersecurity news and events that happened over the past few days. This week, learn the common threats and the best practices for defending against cybercriminals during November’s online shopping season. Also, see the different cryptomining malware affecting Linux systems and…

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Mac cryptocurrency ticker app installs backdoors

Credit to Author: Thomas Reed| Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 17:20:00 +0000

A Mac application named CoinTicker has been found installing two different backdoors, capable of keylogging, data theft, execution of arbitrary commands, and more.

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Cybercriminals Changing Tactics as Seen in First Half Report

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Tue, 28 Aug 2018 12:05:30 +0000

Today, Trend Micro released its first half 2018 security roundup report in which we want to share the threat intelligence we discovered through the Trend Micro™ Smart Protection Network™ that allows us to identify the threats that have targeted our customer base. Below are some thoughts I’d like to share with you about these trends…

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