Facebook’s history betrays its privacy pivot

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Facebook’s self-proclaimed pivot to privacy faces a fierce opponent—Facebook’s own history.

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The not-so-definitive guide to cybersecurity and data privacy laws

Credit to Author: davidruiz| Date: Thu, 07 Mar 2019 16:00:00 +0000

In the first blog for Malwarebytes Labs’ cybersecurity and data privacy law series, we tackle US data privacy compliance from a startup’s perspective. GDPR, COPPA, HIPAA—it’s all here.

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3 essential ways to strengthen your business data security

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Tue, 05 Feb 2019 12:53:26 +0000

For any business big or small, business data is an asset that they cannot afford to compromise at any cost. With a huge amount of data, from employee details to the credit card details of customers, stored in the form of vulnerable electronic records, the loss of even a single…

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Houzz data breach: Why informing your customers is the right call

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Fri, 01 Feb 2019 18:00:39 +0000

Online renovation and design platform Houzz suffered a data breach—not good. Their subsequent response, however, was exemplary. Here’s how other businesses can learn from their example.

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Collection 1 data breach: what you need to know

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 18 Jan 2019 18:33:40 +0000

In what’s being dubbed one of the largest data dumps in history, Collection 1 contains the data of over 770 million people. But is it really as bad as it sounds? We take a closer look and let users know what to do if their info is caught up in the mix.

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Luas data ransom: the hacker who cried wolf?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 11 Jan 2019 18:00:00 +0000

Irish tram firm Luas were recently compromised and told to pay 1 Bitcoin, or risk user data being fired into the void. The deadline for paying the ransom has now passed: So what happens next? And is anyone out there really at risk?

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Beware! Your website might be delivering Emotet malware

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:28:45 +0000

In 2018, we saw a surge in Emotet activity. Emotet started as a banking trojan but this blog will shed light on how it has also become a “threat distributor”. We will also discuss server-side and client-side activity and how it spreads. Its self-propagation makes it all the more challenging…

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The complete story of EMOTET: Most prominent Malware of 2018

Credit to Author: Bajrang Mane| Date: Sat, 29 Dec 2018 08:28:45 +0000

In 2018, we saw a surge in Emotet activity. Emotet started as a banking trojan but this blog will shed light on how it has also become a “threat distributor”. We will also discuss server-side and client-side activity and how it spreads. Its self-propagation makes it all the more challenging…

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2018: The year of the data breach tsunami

Credit to Author: Logan Strain| Date: Fri, 28 Dec 2018 16:00:00 +0000

To get a sense of the grim state of data security today, take a look at this infographic from TruthFinder that explains why 2018 was the year of the data breach tsunami.

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Breaches, breaches everywhere, it must be the season

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 19:57:59 +0000

Where are all these major breaches coming from? What should we do if we are a victim? And how can we as a company prevent them?

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