A week in security (May 14 – May 20)

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 21 May 2018 17:17:10 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 14 – May 20, including Mac malware, machine learning, advergaming, tech support scams, and much more.

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Exploring the virtual worlds of advergaming

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Thu, 17 May 2018 16:00:53 +0000

With a spot of tracking-related controversy ruffling feathers in gaming circles, now is a good time to become familiar with some of the advertising methods used for, and in, video games. Ladies and gents, welcome to advergaming.

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GDPR causes a flood of new policies

Credit to Author: Pieter Arntz| Date: Tue, 15 May 2018 18:25:58 +0000

The upcoming GDPR deadline means you’ve probably seen an influx of changed policy announcements in your inbox. Here’s why you might want to pay attention to the changes.

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A week in security (May 7 – May 13)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 14 May 2018 17:18:24 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 7 – May 13, including a new zero-day for Internet Explorer, a Netflix phishing scam, a worm found in Facebook’s Messenger, and more.

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A week in security (April 30 – May 6)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 May 2018 17:18:15 +0000

A roundup of security news from April 30 – May 6, including Necurs malspam, Spartacus ransomware, Twitter passwords, and cybersecurity studies.

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Week in security (April 30 – May 6)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 07 May 2018 17:18:15 +0000

A roundup of security news from April 30 – May 6, including Necurs malspam, Spartacus ransomware, Twitter passwords, and cybersecurity studies.

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Please don’t buy this: smart toys

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 16:00:00 +0000

Smart toys attempt to offer what a lot of us imagined as kids—a toy that we can not only play with, but one that plays back. Many models offer voice recognition, facial expressions, hundreds of words and phrases, reaction to touch and impact, and even the ability to learn and retain new information. These features provide…

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Malwarebytes CrackMe 2: try another challenge

Credit to Author: hasherezade| Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Last November, we launched the first Malwarebytes CrackMe. Encouraged by an overwhelmingly positive response, we decided to repeat the game—this time making it even harder and more fun.

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A week in security (April 16 – April 22)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 23 Apr 2018 16:06:58 +0000

A roundup of security news from April 16 – April 22, including tax fraud, Adobe Flash, trustjacking, and surveillanceware.

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A week in security (April 09 – April 15)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:05:00 +0000

A roundup of the security news from April 09 – April 16, including fake updates, safe messaging, and Facebook spammers. And our quarterly CTNT report is out.

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Week in security (April 09 – April 15)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 16 Apr 2018 15:05:00 +0000

A roundup of the security news from April 09 – April 16, including fake updates, safe messaging, and Facebook spammers. And our quarterly CTNT report is out.

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