How social media is used to commit financial fraud

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Mon, 21 Sep 2020 09:45:42 +0000

Social media is a fraudster’s heaven. There are billions of targets – Facebook itself had over 2.6 billion monthly active users in the first quarter of 2020. Because of the very nature of these platforms, users can be quite careless about the amount of personal information they post. For cybercriminals,…

Read more

Parental Control – Here’s how you can regulate your child’s computer habits

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 09:59:04 +0000

Today’s generation of children is introduced to technology from the moment they are born. So it’s not a surprise to hear that, according to one study from 2013, children are using the Internet from the age of three! This year especially has seen a mass migration from the physical to…

Read more

How safe are you while making transactions on the Internet?

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Mon, 17 Aug 2020 05:45:27 +0000

Banking and shopping online have become a reality of our lives now, especially during this time of the pandemic. We all have to agree to the fact that it has made life very convenient. It saves time and effort. However, there have concerns about the safety of online banking. You…

Read more

Data Accountability and Transparency Act of 2020 looks beyond consent

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Wed, 05 Aug 2020 16:35:00 +0000

The Data Accountability and Transparency Act proposes that, for American consumers, privacy shouldn’t be a right you can click away.

Categories:

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Data Accountability and Transparency Act of 2020 looks beyond consent appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

Are you being tracked by websites you visit?

Credit to Author: Akuti Ojah| Date: Fri, 17 Jul 2020 11:51:26 +0000

You’re bored during the lockdown. To pass the time, you create an imaginary itinerary to Italy. After a couple of hours of merrily choosing the best places in Rome and Milan to see, you turn off the website and go back to your work. But then, you notice something strange….

Read more

Lock and Code S1Ep5: Mythbusting and understanding VPNs with JP Taggart

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 27 Apr 2020 15:00:00 +0000

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to JP Taggart, senior security researcher at Malwarebytes, about VPNs—debunking their myths, explaining their actual capabilities, and providing some advice on what makes a strong VPN.

Categories:

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Lock and Code S1Ep5: Mythbusting and understanding VPNs with JP Taggart appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

Introducing Malwarebytes Privacy

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 23 Apr 2020 12:00:00 +0000

It’s important to use a VPN you can trust to protect your privacy on the Internet. That’s why we launched Malwarebytes Privacy, a next-gen VPN for better privacy, performance, and security when you go online.

Categories:

Tags:

(Read more…)

The post Introducing Malwarebytes Privacy appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.

Read more

A sloppy click can exfiltrate your important data!

Credit to Author: Anant Pulgam| Date: Mon, 03 Feb 2020 09:17:12 +0000

Phishing email still remains one of the top malware propagation medium. Recently, we came across an interesting phishing email containing couple of Jumpshare links pointing to malicious components. Jumpshare is an online file sharing service and often cyber criminals abuse these kind of file sharing services. Upon clicking on one of the links in…

Read more