Be Very Sparing in Allowing Site Notifications

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 17 Nov 2020 14:13:29 +0000

An increasing number of websites are asking visitors to approve “notifications,” browser modifications that periodically display messages on the user’s mobile or desktop device. In many cases these notifications are benign, but several dodgy firms are paying site owners to install their notification scripts and then selling that communications pathway to scammers and online hucksters.

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The cybersecurity skills gap is misunderstood

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 25 Aug 2020 15:00:00 +0000

The cybersecurity skills gap is misunderstood. Rather than a lack of talent, there is a lack of understanding in how to find and hire that talent.

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Coronavirus campaigns lead to surge in malware threats, Labs report finds

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 01 Jun 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Our latest, special edition for our quarterly CTNT report focuses on recent, increased malware threats which all have one, big thing in common—using coronavirus as a lure.

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Coalition Against Stalkerware bulks up global membership

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 27 May 2020 15:00:32 +0000

The Coalition Against Stalkerware brought aboard 11 new organizations to address the potentially dangerous capabilities of stalkerware.

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Copycat criminals abuse Malwarebytes brand in malvertising campaign

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Tue, 07 Apr 2020 18:27:46 +0000

This fake, copycat Malwarebytes site was set up by cybercriminals to distribute malware in a malvertising campaign. We examine the campaign—and the criminals’ motives.

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Windows 7 is EOL: What next?

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 17:37:08 +0000

Windows 7 is EOL, meaning it’s reached the end of its lifecycle. It’s time to move on to a more secure OS—but that doesn’t mean you no longer need security software.

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Crafty Web Skimming Domain Spoofs “https”

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Thu, 12 Mar 2020 00:28:57 +0000

Earlier today, KrebsOnSecurity alerted the 10th largest food distributor in the United States that one of its Web sites had been hacked and retrofitted with code that steals credit card and login data. While such Web site card skimming attacks are not new, this intrusion leveraged a sneaky new domain that hides quite easily in a hacked site’s source code: “http[.]ps” (the actual malicious domain does not include the brackets, which are there to keep readers from being able to click on it).

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Threat spotlight: RobbinHood ransomware takes the driver’s seat

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Thu, 20 Feb 2020 18:09:03 +0000

RobbinHood a is a ransomware family that specifically targets organizations using a vulnerable kernel driver to prepare systems for encryption. Learn how to protect against it.

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