A week in security (January 14 – 20)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Jan 2019 16:48:38 +0000

A roundup of last week’s security news from January 14 to 20, including APT10, Fallout EK, Colllection 1 data, Youtube challenges, hosting malicious sites and a Fortnite security flaw.

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A week in security (October 1 – 7)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:31:56 +0000

A roundup of the security news from October 1–7 including National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, LoJack, fileless malware, and BYOS.

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Fortnite gamers targeted by data theft malware

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:00:00 +0000

If you’ve ever been tempted to cheat at Fortnite, think again—with the release of season six of the popular video game, we found a data theft malware masquerading as a cheat tool, ready to steal your browser sessions, cookies, and even your Bitcoin.

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A week in security (September 3 – 9)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 10 Sep 2018 16:44:57 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 3 – 9, including spyware going mainstream, Mac App Store apps stealing and abusing customer data, and Fortnite install concerns.

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Fortnite’s Google Play rebuff sparks security concerns for Android users

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 06 Sep 2018 15:00:00 +0000

We take a look at what’s going with gaming juggernaut Fortnite’s decision to snub the Google Play store, why allowing installs from unknown sources on Android is a bad idea, and what the future might bring if such a setup ever catches on.

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Transatlantic Cable podcast, episode 49

Credit to Author: Jeffrey Esposito| Date: Wed, 08 Aug 2018 12:10:35 +0000

In this edition of the podcast, Jeff and Dave discuss the Black Hat USA conference, a downside of Fortnite coming to Android, the Reddit hack, and our latest report on the state of malware.

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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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