TinyCheck: Stalkerware detection that doesn’t leave a trace

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 09 Mar 2021 23:45:00 +0000

A new tool from a partner in the Coalition Against Stalkerware can detect stalkerware-type apps without any installation on a phone.

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Likely lead generation scam targets potential Malwarebytes MSP partners

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 16 Dec 2020 19:42:50 +0000

A likely lead generation scam has been hitting potential Malwarebytes MSP partners, as fraudsters flood unsuspecting victims with repeated calls.

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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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