50 percent of schools did not prepare for secure distance learning, Labs report reveals

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Dec 2020 14:05:00 +0000

Schools faced a crisis this year, as the coronavirus forced educators across the country to suffer through lacking cybersecurity, our new report reveals.

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This Week in Security News: Cloud Risks and Container Vulnerability

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 15 Feb 2019 15:00:02 +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 about this year’s current uses and emerging risks of the cloud. Also, find out what new vulnerability was found in containers. Read on:  Attacking Containers and…

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This Week in Security News: Spyware and Data Breaches

Credit to Author: Jon Clay (Global Threat Communications)| Date: Fri, 04 Jan 2019 15:13:45 +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 about a spyware that disguised itself as an Android application to gather information from users. Also, find out the biggest global data breaches of 2018 and…

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8 everyday technologies that can make you vulnerable to cyberattacks

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Thu, 09 Aug 2018 15:00:00 +0000

The security vulnerabilities of the latest developments in tech have been well documented. But what about everyday technologies that have been around for a while or are widely adopted? Here are eight commonly-used tech conveniences that are not as ironclad as you might hope.

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Singles’ Day deal seekers beware

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 10 Nov 2017 03:00:00 +0000

Originally a day set aside for singles in China to be proud of their singlehood, Singles’ Day has been transformed into what is arguably the world’s single largest e-commerce festival, thanks to the involvement of The Alibaba Group. In fact, the Alibaba Group alone reported $17.8 billion in sales; six times higher than what was…

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Remediation vs. prevention: How to place your bets

Credit to Author: Sarah Enderby| Date: Wed, 13 Sep 2017 15:00:34 +0000

Building a security environment for businesses is a gamble these days. It’s remediation vs. prevention. Which should you bet on?

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Windows Defender ATP thwarts Operation WilySupply software supply chain cyberattack

Credit to Author: msft-mmpc| Date: Thu, 04 May 2017 16:29:18 +0000

Several weeks ago, the Windows Defender Advanced Threat Protection (Windows Defender ATP) research team noticed security alerts that demonstrated an intriguing attack pattern. These early alerts uncovered a well-planned, finely orchestrated cyberattack that targeted several high-profile technology and financial organizations. An unknown attacker was taking advantage of a silent yet effective attack vector: the compromised…

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