A week in security (December 2 – December 8)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 09 Dec 2019 16:47:06 +0000

A roundup of the previous week’s security blogs and other news, including a new ransomware, an explanation of containerization, fixing leaky buckets, jewelry heists, and more.

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Fake Elder Scrolls Online developers go phishing on PlayStation

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 06 Dec 2019 20:29:26 +0000

We take a look at a pressure-filled phishing attempt sent to players of the Elder Scrolls Online video game.

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Help prevent disaster donation scams from causing more misery

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Wed, 30 Oct 2019 20:36:21 +0000

Scammers will stop at nothing—not even a tragic natural disaster—for a chance to cash in. We offer some helpful tips to avoid disaster donation scams.

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A week in security (October 14 – 20)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 21 Oct 2019 15:45:45 +0000

Cybersecurity news for October 14 – 20, including the future of the password, the lingering threat of ransomware, and new security features from Instagram.

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A week in security (August 12 – 18)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Aug 2019 17:55:50 +0000

A roundup of the most interesting cybersecurity news stories from August 12 to 18, including a deep dive into facial recognition technology, swatting dangers, social engineering attacks on cities, and more.

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Christmas tech scams roundup

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 20 Dec 2018 17:30:14 +0000

What’s under the Christmas tree? It’s worse than lumps of coal, it’s a not very festive assortment of tricks and scams designed to give you a festive season hangover.

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Humble Bundle alerts customers to subscription reveal bug

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 04 Dec 2018 17:20:27 +0000

Humble Bundle is sending emails to subscribers due to information being revealed by a bug. How bad it is? We take a look.

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Business email compromise scam costs Pathé $21.5 million

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 19 Nov 2018 16:00:23 +0000

Recently released court documents show European-based cinema chain Pathé lost a small fortune to a business email compromise (BEC) scam in March 2018. The attack cost the company $21.5 million—that’s 10 percent of its total earnings. Learn how to avoid BEC scams and keep your company in the black.

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