Get a head start on defending against tax scams

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 08 Dec 2020 18:01:04 +0000

We look at a major tax scam bust in the US, and think about ways to keep tax details safe for the next tax season.

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November spam roundup: Stalkers, property tips, porn, stern words and PayPal

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 30 Nov 2020 11:11:07 +0000

We look at some of the more recent spam mails taking up space in mailboxes.

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Fake COVID-19 survey hides ransomware in Canadian university attack

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Wed, 28 Oct 2020 15:00:00 +0000

Universities are a hot target for malware right now. In this latest attack, a threat actor was targeting the University of British Columbia with the goal of distributing ransomware.

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Keeping ransomware cash away from your business

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 27 Oct 2020 17:00:00 +0000

Ransomware gangs are in the news for donating stolen funds to charitable organisations. Is this a good thing, or will it cause more trouble for the charity than it’s worth?

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Silent Librarian APT right on schedule for 20/21 academic year

Credit to Author: Threat Intelligence Team| Date: Wed, 14 Oct 2020 13:29:25 +0000

As expected, this Iranian APT set up a new campaign to target universities around the world when schools and universities went back.

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A week in security (September 28 – October 4)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 05 Oct 2020 17:00:00 +0000

A roundup of the best cybersecurity stories from September 28 – October 4, including several tricky cases ransomware installed on… coffee makers?

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A week in security (August 31 – September 6)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 Sep 2020 14:24:20 +0000

A round up of the previous week’s most interesting security news and happenings.

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A week in security (August 17 – 23)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 24 Aug 2020 16:12:20 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from August 17 – 23, including our Enduring from Home report, and the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare security.

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