Deepfakes FakeApp tool (briefly) includes cryptominer

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Fri, 23 Feb 2018 17:20:00 +0000

We take a look at what happens when one of the most popular DIY Deepfakes programs decides to monetise with a spot of coin mining. Surprise: it doesn’t end well.

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A week in security (February 12 – February 18)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 19 Feb 2018 16:55:49 +0000

A roundup of notable news stories from February 12–18, including Android cryptomining, phishing on a massive scale, Apple scams, and bug bounties.

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A week in security (February 5 – February 11)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Feb 2018 17:00:10 +0000

We bring you an overview of what happened in cybersecurity during the last week, including new developments in drive-by cryptomining, including Mac and Android miners, and yet another abusing the fact that Deepfakes content was banned from most major networks.

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Safer Internet Day 2018: ad blockers and anti-trackers

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Tue, 06 Feb 2018 18:00:00 +0000

Today, on Safer Internet Day, we’re going to look at some of the easiest, fastest, completely free things you can do to have a safer Internet experience. Starting with ad blockers and anti-tracking browser extensions.

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A week in security (January 29 – February 04)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 05 Feb 2018 18:45:17 +0000

A compilation of notable security news from January 28 to February 4, featuring PUPs, a new Mac malware, two new ransomware variants, robocalls, and more.

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A week in security (January 22 – January 28)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 29 Jan 2018 19:00:00 +0000

A compilation of notable security news from January 22 to January 28, featuring multiple bitcoin and ransomware scams, the rise of spyware, human trafficking as a twisted malware service, and more.

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Singapore government gets into the network defense game

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Tue, 23 Jan 2018 22:00:00 +0000

Governments have been classically slow to adapt to digital realities. Singapore tries to break the mold with a new cybersecurity bill that tackles breaches, infrastructure, and reporting.

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A week in security (January 15 – January 21)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 22 Jan 2018 17:53:06 +0000

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from January 15 to January 21, featuring the culprit behind the false Hawaii missile alarm, New Year’s cybersecurity resolutions, Mega Millions scams, and more.

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A week in security (January 8 – January 14)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 15 Jan 2018 19:24:48 +0000

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from January 8 to January 14, including Meltdown and Spectre fallout, apps with naughty ads, and cybercrime surrounding the Winter Olympics.

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A week in security (January 1 – January 7)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 15:48:57 +0000

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from January 1 to January 7, including Meltdown and Spectre updates, miners, wire fraud refunds, and fake apps on Google Play.

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A week in security (December 11 – December 17)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 18 Dec 2017 18:45:39 +0000

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from December 11 to December 17, including the net neutrality ruling, adult site advertising, and Bitcoin-related scams.

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