Release the KRACKen: flaw in Wi-Fi security leaves users vulnerable

Credit to Author: Jean Taggart| Date: Tue, 17 Oct 2017 16:44:37 +0000

A serious flaw in the wireless protocol that secures all modern protected Wi-Fi networks has been discovered. If your device supports Wi-Fi, it is most likely affected. This feasible attack, dubbed KRACK, could abuse design or implementation flaws in the Wi-Fi standard, not some specific hardware. 

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Make way for the GDPR: Is your business ready?

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 10 Oct 2017 17:13:16 +0000

On May 25th, 2018, the EU General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) will come into full force. Although this law applies to data controllers and data processors within the European Union, SMEs in the US and other countries that handle online data of Europe and UK citizens are affected by this as well. Thus, there is a need for companies to comply. Where should B2Cs and B2Bs start? Read through our comprehensive guide here.

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Out of character: Homograph attacks explained

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 06 Oct 2017 15:00:10 +0000

Online and on traditional media, we hear and read about different kinds of cybersecurity attacks that sometimes we get overwhelmed with the terminologies. Most of us grasp what phishing attacks and denial of service (DoS) attacks are, but how familiar are we wit

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National cybersecurity awareness month: simple steps for online safety

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Mon, 02 Oct 2017 19:00:03 +0000

National cybersecurity awareness month was created to ensure that every American has the resources they need to stay safer and more secure online. And now Malwarebytes is doing its part.

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Google reminds website owners to move to HTTPS before October deadline

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 07 Sep 2017 15:36:57 +0000

To encourage website owners and service providers to move to HTTPS, Google began sending out emails to remind them that their sites will be marked as insecure if they don’t comply. This is the latest step in the search giant’s long-term effort of creating a safer web experience for every user.

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Facebook worries: I didn’t post that

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Wed, 06 Sep 2017 15:00:12 +0000

What could have happened when you find Facebook posts or messages that you didn’t post or send? And what are the actions you can take to prevent further abuse?

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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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