A week in security (October 8 – 14)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Oct 2018 15:56:13 +0000

A roundup of the security news from October 8–14 including breaches, phishing attacks, and hacking tools.

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How to differentiate between spam and phishing emails?

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Thu, 11 Oct 2018 10:58:52 +0000

Emails today have become an integral part of our day-to-day life and this has made it a child’s play for spammers to lure people into opening fraudulent emails and attachments. Thus, while you are using emails for your everyday personal or official use, it is important to realize that the…

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A week in security (October 1 – 7)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 08 Oct 2018 16:31:56 +0000

A roundup of the security news from October 1–7 including National Cybersecurity Awareness Month, LoJack, fileless malware, and BYOS.

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How can my Facebook account be misused if hacked?

Credit to Author: Sushmita Kalashikar| Date: Thu, 04 Oct 2018 05:02:24 +0000

At a time when most of us are living in a virtual world, where we are connected to our friends and family mostly through social networking sites, imagine what it would be like to find your social media account hacked!! That’s exactly what happened with 50 million of Facebook users…

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Emerging trend of spreading malware through IQY files

Credit to Author: Prashant Tilekar| Date: Wed, 03 Oct 2018 10:05:14 +0000

Nowadays attackers are searching for new techniques to spread malware, recently we came across a new emerging way to deliver malware through IQY file. Till now we had seen spread of malware through various file types and chains such as Word document, Script, JAVA files. Fig 1: Attack chain IQY file…

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A week in security (September 24 – 30)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 01 Oct 2018 16:44:20 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 24–30 including phishing, Apple woes, a vulnerability in the wild, e-commerce attacks, phone spam, and a massive Facebook breach.

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Stop Office 365 Credential Theft with an Artificial Eye

Credit to Author: Chris Taylor| Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 13:00:44 +0000

We all know that email remains by far the number one threat vector facing organizations today. Trend Micro blocked more than 20.4 billion threat in the first half of 2018 alone, nearly 83% of which were email borne. But there’s more: corporate email accounts have also become a key target for attackers in their own…

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100 channels and nothing on, except TV Licensing phishes

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 25 Sep 2018 09:00:00 +0000

A recent bout of TV Licensing phishing emails promise British users a refund once they log in to a phony TV License website and provide payment details. Read on to see if you’ve been impacted.

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A week in security (September 17 – 23)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 24 Sep 2018 17:03:26 +0000

A roundup of the security news from September 17–23, including Android scams, massive WordPress compromises, and high fines for Equifax.

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6 sure signs someone is phishing you—besides email

Credit to Author: Kayla Matthews| Date: Thu, 20 Sep 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Beyond the medium used to reach you (which is most often email), what are some of the common signs and behaviors of phishing? Conversations that focus on the inbox only leave users with an inadequate understanding of how to protect against this ubiquitous threat.

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