A week in security (September 2 – 8)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 09 Sep 2019 16:01:30 +0000

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of September 2 – 8, including TrickBot’s new trick, a social engineering toolkit, and how to keep remote workers safe.

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A week in security (August 19 – 25)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 26 Aug 2019 15:38:39 +0000

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of August 19–25, including Magecart attacks on poker software, a new Bluetooth vulnerability, continuing ransomware attacks on US cities, Bitcoin sextortion, and a look back at one researcher’s DEF CON experience.

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A week in security (August 12 – 18)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:55:50 +0000

A roundup of the most interesting cybersecurity news stories from August 12 to 18, including a deep dive into facial recognition technology, swatting dangers, social engineering attacks on cities, and more.

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A week in security (August 5 – 11)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 15:38:31 +0000

The latest cybersecurity news for the week of August 5–11. We touch on problematic backdoors, the grim possibility of the Internet of Thoughts, and smart home improvement. We also released a retrospective report on ransomware.

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A week in security (July 22 – 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 15:50:58 +0000

The latest cybersecurity news for the week of July 22–28. We look at Phobos ransomware, stalkerware’s similarities to parental monitoring apps, and the investigation into Malaysian Airlines Flight 17.

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Changing California’s privacy law: A snapshot at the support and opposition

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Thu, 25 Jul 2019 15:59:59 +0000

Before the California Senate returns from its summer recess, we look at the authors, supporters, opponents, and donors involved in an extended fight to change California’s privacy law, the California Consumer Privacy Act.

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A week in security (July 15 – 21)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 22 Jul 2019 15:50:35 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 15–21, including the Zoom camera vulnerability, Extenbro, Sodinokibi, Magecart, and cybersecurity challenges facing the education sector.

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New Facebook ad reporting tool launches in UK

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 19 Jul 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Consumer expert Martin Lewis took Facebook to court over multiple rogue ads bearing his likeness. It’s now been settled out of court, and Facebook users have a new tool in the fight against bad ads.

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