A week in security (November 4 – November 10)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 11 Nov 2019 16:38:19 +0000

A roundup of important security news from the week of November 4–10, including the release of Malwarebytes 4.0, vendor email compromise, fake news, robocalls, and more.

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Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 investigation shows Russian disinformation campaigns have global reach

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 23 Jul 2019 15:54:56 +0000

In June, investigators released a warrant to arrest Russian and Ukrainian nationals for shooting down Malaysian Airlines Flight 17. However, Russian disinformation campaigns have spread about the true cause of the fight’s demise. How can we separate fact from fiction and protect against fake news?

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Labs report: Malicious AI is coming—is the security world ready?

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 19 Jun 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Malwarebytes Labs’ latest report looks at the near-future reality of malicious artificial intelligence (AI), evaluating how the technology is being used today, and how it realistically might be abused in the next few years.

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Facebook prohíbe las cuentas de empresas de noticias falsas

Credit to Author: Naked Security| Date: Tue, 21 May 2019 15:27:00 +0000

Facebook ha cerrado 265 cuentas falsas, muchas de ellas vinculadas a una empresa de medios sociales con sede en Israel, que se utilizaban para difundir noticias falsas e influir en el discurso político en varias naciones, principalmente en África, pero también en América Latina y el sudeste asiático. La empresa anunció el jueves que las [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/u6eJVrEtW-g” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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A week in security (April 8 – 14)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Apr 2019 14:42:29 +0000

A roundup of news stories from April 8–4, including Baldr, medical management apps, an Android password stealer, and new sextortion scams.

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¿Cómo distinguir las fake news?

Credit to Author: Sophos Iberia| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 18:06:44 +0000

Las noticias falsas o “fake news” son uno de los temas candentes del año pasado. Según Wikipedia su definición es “un tipo de bulo que consiste en un contenido pseudo-periodístico difundido a través de portales de noticias, prensa escrita, radio, televisión y redes sociales y cuyo objetivo es la desinformación”. El término cobró relevancia durante [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/9B8K93TzLYg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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¿Cómo distinguir las fake news?

Credit to Author: Sophos Iberia| Date: Wed, 02 Jan 2019 18:06:44 +0000

Las noticias falsas o “fake news” son uno de los temas candentes del año pasado. Según Wikipedia su definición es “un tipo de bulo que consiste en un contenido pseudo-periodístico difundido a través de portales de noticias, prensa escrita, radio, televisión y redes sociales y cuyo objetivo es la desinformación”. El término cobró relevancia durante [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/9B8K93TzLYg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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