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 (March 18 – 24)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 25 Mar 2019 15:46:38 +0000

A roundup of cybersecurity news from March 18–24, including Facebook’s privacy pivot, password reuse, new research on hospital phishing attacks, infected iPhone apps, and more.

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Fortnite gamers targeted by data theft malware

Credit to Author: Christopher Boyd| Date: Tue, 02 Oct 2018 14:00:00 +0000

If you’ve ever been tempted to cheat at Fortnite, think again—with the release of season six of the popular video game, we found a data theft malware masquerading as a cheat tool, ready to steal your browser sessions, cookies, and even your Bitcoin.

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A week in security (May 28 – June 3)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 04 Jun 2018 16:51:36 +0000

A roundup of the security news from May 28 – June 3, including Instagram scams, America Geeks, IoT flaws, and more.

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Website Glitch Let Me Overstock My Coinbase

Credit to Author: BrianKrebs| Date: Tue, 09 Jan 2018 18:48:04 +0000

Overstock.com (NASDAQ:OSTK) just fixed a serious glitch in the Coinbase bitcoin payment section of its site that allowed customers to buy any item at a tiny fraction of the listed price. Potentially more punishing, the flaw let anyone paying with bitcoin reap many times the authorized bitcoin refund amount on any canceled orders.

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Don’t let these gaming threats give you a Game Over

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Thu, 21 Sep 2017 20:24:29 +0000

With the first day of the UK’s biggest gaming event, EGX, opening its doors, we decided to roundup the most common gaming threats we see on a daily basis.

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