Fake Fortnite for Android links found on YouTube

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 19:00:41 +0000

The extremely popular video game Fortnite is coming to Android sometime this summer, and the fanbase is going wild. Not surprisingly, mobile malware developers are taking advantage. Already, there are several videos on YouTube with links claiming to be versions of Fortnite for Android. Spoiler alert: they’re fake.

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PSA: Recruitment portals and job sites at risk

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 20 Jun 2018 16:00:00 +0000

We’ve warned job seekers to be wary of phishing attacks, and we’re now doing the same for recruitment professionals: Beware of your recruitment portals, as they may play host to a lot of bad apples who—trust us—you wouldn’t want to hire out anywhere.

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UK law enforcement: an uphill struggle to fight hackers

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 15 Jun 2018 19:02:03 +0000

Reports claim that UK law enforcement are still struggling to get to grips with cybercrime. We take a look at what’s going on, and why services aren’t able to cope with all things digital.

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VPNFilter malware still making waves

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2018 16:15:10 +0000

We take a look at VPNFilter malware, which is still out there and causing trouble for certain models of routers worldwide. What is it? And is your device on the list? Read on.

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Exploit kits: Spring 2018 review

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Tue, 12 Jun 2018 19:04:14 +0000

In this Spring 2018 snapshot, we review the top exploit kits observed in the wild.

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PSA: Users with landlines are more vulnerable to scams

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Wed, 06 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Anyone still using a home phone be warned: having landlines makes you particularly vulnerable to scams. Read on to learn how to keep your landline but stay safe from cyberattacks.

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Mobile Menace Monday: A race to hidden ads

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000

A bike racing game on Google Play locks users’ screens, displays full-screen ads, and is notoriously difficult to uninstall. It’s no wonder Android game reviewers demand to know how to get rid of it. We show you how.

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Blocks for Flash and others coming to Office 365

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 01 Jun 2018 15:00:00 +0000

If you make use of Flash or Silverlight in your day-to-day activities, you may need to have a word with IT. For everyone else, your Office 365 experience is about to become a lot more secure.

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A conversation with America Geeks

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Thu, 31 May 2018 16:00:00 +0000

We first published on tech scammers America Geeks back in 2015 and again in 2016. This time, they opened a help ticket with us, requesting we take down our blog post—which warranted a phone call. Read on to learn how our conversation with America Geeks went.

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Researchers discover vulnerabilities in smart assistants’ voice commands

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 30 May 2018 16:59:51 +0000

Security researchers have now found new ways to exploit voice recognition weaknesses in your favorite home device: smart assistants. You may want to listen in.

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