A week in security (November 18 – 24)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 25 Nov 2019 12:55:31 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from November 18 – 24, including Coalition against stalkerware, exploit kits, ransomware, data leaks, and juice jacking.

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Malwarebytes teams up with security vendors and advocacy groups to launch Coalition Against Stalkerware

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:00:00 +0000

Today, Malwarebytes is announcing its participation in a joint effort to stop invasive digital surveillance: the Coalition Against Stalkerware.

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Stalkerware’s legal enforcement problem

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Mon, 18 Nov 2019 15:47:58 +0000

Those who install stalkerware with the intent to monitor, control, harass, or otherwise abuse their victims typically get away with it, avoiding legal penalty even if there’s plenty of evidence to suggest their guilt.

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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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Stalkerware developer dealt new blow by FTC

Credit to Author: David Ruiz| Date: Tue, 29 Oct 2019 15:56:37 +0000

A new government front has emerged against stalkerware—the US Federal Trade Commission. Following enforcement against Retina-X and its founder, what’s next?

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A week in security (October 21 – 27)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 28 Oct 2019 16:05:10 +0000

A look at the cybersecurity news from October 21 – 27 including Magecart, robocalls, doxing, stalkerware, ransomware, breaches, and much more.

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