Today is System Administrator Appreciation Day

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 28 Jul 2017 18:56:25 +0000

It’s the last Friday of July, and today—more than any day—is the perfect day to recognize and express our gratitude to the mighty men and women who make our work life in the office a little more manageable if not totally stress-free, technology- and IT concerns-wise.

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Roundup: your malware infection stories

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Mon, 10 Jul 2017 18:15:47 +0000

We asked, you answered. Take a look at some of the most interesting malware infection stories from our readers, and what they did to clean up the mess.

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The smart, alert, strong, kind, and brave way to internet awesome

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 27 Jun 2017 15:00:44 +0000

This National Internet Safety Month, Google launches Be Internet Awesome, a campaign that aims to teach kids to explore the internet safely, smartly, and confidently. Who said that learning internet safety should be technical and boring?

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Tackling the myths surrounding cyberbullying

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 16 Jun 2017 15:00:52 +0000

Misconceptions abound when it comes to cyberbullying. In this post, we’ll identify six of these “myths” and then explain why they’re worth discrediting.

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Interview with a malware hunter: Pieter Arntz

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Mon, 05 Jun 2017 14:00:26 +0000

Welcome to our new series: interview with a malware hunter. In these Q&A sessions, we’ll take you behind the scenes to get to know our malware intelligence crew.

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Privacy Awareness Week: A primer

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 17 May 2017 15:00:24 +0000

The Asia Pacific Privacy Authorities (APPA) began an initiative called Privacy Awareness Week, or PAW, with the purpose of educating users about current privacy issues and promoting the importance of keeping their personal information safe. This remains the core of why it exists for more than a decade now.

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Why you don’t need 27 different passwords

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Thu, 04 May 2017 14:00:33 +0000

People have to remember an average of 27 different passwords today—and they need to be long, not obvious, have special characters, and you can’t write them down. We’re here to tell you: stop doing that. Here’s how you can protect your data and your sanity without having to remember all those passwords.

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An Infosec Spring clean

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 02 May 2017 15:00:56 +0000

Spring has indeed sprung, but it’s never too late to have a wander through your security settings and features. Unfortunately, we have so many accounts these days that it’s hard to keep track of them all, but this round-up may help you on your way.

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What are exploits? (And why you should care)

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 29 Mar 2017 14:00:25 +0000

At one point in the not-so-distant past, exploits were responsible for delivering 80 percent of malware to people’s systems. But exploits seem to be experiencing a lull today. Does this mean they’re gone for good or is this simply the calm before the storm? Let’s break down this stealthy threat so you can not only know your enemy, but also be appropriately prepared should the exploit attacks return.

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