A user’s right to choose: Why Malwarebytes detects Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Fri, 25 Jan 2019 16:00:00 +0000

By identifying and detecting Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs), Malwarebytes protects its users while giving them the right to choose whether they continue using their services. Learn why we do this, and how software programs can be reconsidered as legitimate under our PUP criteria.

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2019 State of Malware report: Trojans and cryptominers dominate threat landscape

Credit to Author: Wendy Zamora| Date: Wed, 23 Jan 2019 08:01:36 +0000

The 2019 State of Malware report is here. Learn what Malwarebytes Labs researchers discovered about the top global threats for businesses and consumers in 2018, and predictions for 2019.

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New Flash Player zero-day used against Russian facility

Credit to Author: Jérôme Segura| Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 22:44:59 +0000

An APT group is using a new Flash Player zero-day that was used a lure targeting a Russian-based clinic

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New ‘Under the Radar’ report examines modern threats and future technologies

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 05 Dec 2018 13:01:44 +0000

Malwarebytes released a new report called “Under the Radar: The Future of Undetected Malware” that takes a look at current threats using next generation tricks, and how current security technologies stand up to these threats, as well as the threats to come.

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Malwarebytes helps take down massive ad fraud botnets

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:00:54 +0000

Malwarebytes joins the fight against ad fraud in one of the largest take down operations.

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Teamwork takes down massive ad fraud botnets

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Wed, 28 Nov 2018 14:00:54 +0000

Malwarebytes joins the fight against ad fraud in one of the largest take down operations.

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Why Malwarebytes decided to participate in AV testing

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 27 Nov 2018 22:44:00 +0000

Malwarebytes recently participated in the antivirus software for Windows comparison test performed by AV-test.org. This is uncharted territory for us, as we have had reservations about the testing process’ inability to capture our best protection technologies. See how we scored, and learn why we maintain the results don’t reflect our true capabilities.

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What’s new in TrickBot? Deobfuscating elements

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2018 15:00:22 +0000

Trojan.TrickBot has been present in the threat landscape from quite a while. We wrote about its first version in October 2016. From the beginning, it was a well organized modular malware, written by developers with mature skills. It is often called a banker, however its modular structure allows to freely add new functionalities without modifying…

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Introducing Malwarebytes for Chromebook

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 01 Nov 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Introducing Malwarebytes for Chromebook, the Malwarebytes product that can protect your Chromebook against ransomware, adware, and other modern-day malware.

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Malwarebytes Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Report (CTNT) shows shift to business targets in Q3

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 07:01:00 +0000

The quarterly Malwarebytes Labs Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques Report is here! Learn how Q3 2018 marked a major turning point in cybercrime trends—especially for businesses.

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When Endpoint Detection and Response (EDR) is not enough

Credit to Author: Simone Spencer| Date: Tue, 09 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0000

As cybercriminals continue to validate the reality that no security is going to stop every threat every time, companies are turning to endpoint detection and response solutions to close the gap. But is it enough to keep businesses and their data protected?

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