A week in security (October 28 – November 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Nov 2019 16:37:57 +0000

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of October 28 – November 3, including cyberattacks against SMBs, the Internet’s 50th birthday, stalkerware, donation scams, and more.

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A week in security (August 5 – 11)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 12 Aug 2019 15:38:31 +0000

The latest cybersecurity news for the week of August 5–11. We touch on problematic backdoors, the grim possibility of the Internet of Thoughts, and smart home improvement. We also released a retrospective report on ransomware.

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A week in security (June 10 – 16)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 17 Jun 2019 17:09:19 +0000

A roundup of security news from June 10–16, including MegaCortex, the latest news on privacy, the abuse of Twitter’s Lists feature, and more.

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A week in security (April 29 – May 5)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 06 May 2019 15:21:13 +0000

A roundup of security news from April 29 – May 5, covering Electrum botnet, Wall Street Market takedown, privacy news, and the state of cryptojacking.

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A week in security (February 11 – 17)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2019 16:30:22 +0000

A roundup of security news from February 11-17 covering sextortion, Facebook phishing, Emotet, exploit kits, whole team security, anti-phishing plan, and lots more.

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Sextortion Bitcoin scam makes unwelcome return

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Mon, 11 Feb 2019 18:38:53 +0000

A well-worn sextortion scam is back in user’s inboxes. We explain what to look for and why recipients shouldn’t panic.

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Sextortion emails: They’re probably not watching you

Credit to Author: William Tsing| Date: Thu, 25 Oct 2018 15:00:00 +0000

Yes, those sextortion email scams using old passwords are still making the rounds. How can you spot a real sextortion attempt from an empty threat? And when should you report to authorities? Read on to find out.

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