A week in security (May 13 – 19)

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Mon, 20 May 2019 15:57:29 +0000

A roundup of security news from May 13–19, including ransomware attacks on the upswing, website hacking, pseudo-VPNs, bloatware, and more.

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Vulnerabilities in financial mobile apps put consumers and businesses at risk

Credit to Author: Jovi Umawing| Date: Wed, 08 May 2019 16:30:00 +0000

It’s good to know that your bank’s website boasts that little green padlock, promotes secure communication, and follows a two-factor authentication (2FA) scheme. But are their mobile apps equally secure?

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Electrum Bitcoin wallets under siege

Credit to Author: Malwarebytes Labs| Date: Tue, 16 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Threat actors are relentlessly phishing and attacking Electrum Bitcoin wallet users, racking up millions of dollars.

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Who is managing the security of medical management apps?

Credit to Author: Kacy Zurkus| Date: Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:00:00 +0000

Because medical records are such a lucrative data set, attackers often target the healthcare industry, seeking out and eventually finding the weakest link in the supply chain. That’s why it’s important for stakeholders to consider the broader implications of cybersecurity weaknesses in medical management apps. But who should be held responsible?

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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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