A week in security (October 14 – 20)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:45:45 +0000

Cybersecurity news for October 14 – 20, including the future of the password, the lingering threat of ransomware, and new security features from Instagram.

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Why all organizations must better protect sensitive data

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 17 Oct 2019 17:30:04 +0000

The truth is that companies, businesses, and organizations have an obligation to the data that belongs to their employees, users, and customers. For some organizations, that obligation is a matter of real, physical safety.

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How to protect against stalkerware, a murky but dangerous mobile threat

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 09 Oct 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Stalkerware has capabilities as dangerous as nation-state malware, but is often marketed as legitimate. So how do you protect against stalkerware when it’s not always clear it’s a threat?

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Data and device security for domestic abuse survivors

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 13 Aug 2019 16:33:22 +0000

Many domestic abuse survivors need help before stalkerware strikes. Here, we give basic advice on device security and protecting sensitive data.

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Helping survivors of domestic abuse: What to do when you find stalkerware

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 01 Jul 2019 16:51:59 +0000

Starting today, we’re doing more to protect stalkerware victims than improve our detection capabilities. We’re helping survivors understand how to tell if they’re being watched on their devices—and how to safely get out of the situation.

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Mobile stalkerware: a long history of detection

Credit to Author: Nathan Collier| Date: Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Does Malwarebytes detect stalkerware? Absolutely, and for good reason. Moreover, we’ve been doing so for a long time—but it’s time to up our efforts.

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A week in security (July 9 – July 15)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Jul 2018 15:00:01 +0000

A roundup of the security news from July 9 – July 15, including sextortion, Spectre, cryptomining, mobile malware, ICO scams and more.

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IoT domestic abuse: What can we do to stop it?

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 11 Jul 2018 15:00:00 +0000

A disturbing new use of technology against loved ones has come to light: Internet of Things (IoT) domestic abuse cases are being reported, and security experts are wondering how best to tackle this new problem. What is it? And more importantly, what can we do to fight it?

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