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  • Explained: like-farming
    by Pieter Arntz on April 18, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Like-farming is a popular method on social media to harvest as many likes and shares as possible in order to increase the value of a site or domain. But what happens when scammers get in the game? Categories: 101 FYI Tags: facebookhoaxlike-farminglike-harvestinglikesshares (Read more...) The post Explained: like-farming appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • Malware targeting industrial plants: a threat to physical security
    by Pieter Arntz on April 17, 2019 at 4:04 pm

    When malware shuts down the computer systems of an industrial plant, it could threaten the physical security of those working in or living near it. Here's how to protect your workforce and your business from targeted threats. Categories: 101 Business Tags: controllerslockergogamanufacturingphysical securityproductionransomware (Read more...) The post Malware targeting industrial plants: a threat to physical security appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • Hackers snab emails and more in Microsoft Outlook, Hotmail, and MSN compromise
    by Christopher Boyd on April 16, 2019 at 3:30 pm

    Hackers made use of a compromised Microsoft support agent's credentials to sneak a peek at its users' Hotmail, MSN, and Outlook emails. How bad is it, and what has Microsoft done to correct it? Categories: Cybercrime Hacking Tags: emailhotmaillivemicrosoftmsmsnOutlook (Read more...) The post Hackers snab emails and more in Microsoft Outlook, Hotmail, and MSN compromise appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • Electrum Bitcoin wallets under siege
    by Malwarebytes Labs on April 16, 2019 at 3:00 pm

    Threat actors are relentlessly phishing and attacking Electrum Bitcoin wallet users, racking up millions of dollars. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: bitcoinbitcoinsbotnetddosElectrumexploit kitexploitsRIGRIG EKvulnerabilitieswallet (Read more...) The post Electrum Bitcoin wallets under siege appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • Ellen DeGeneres giveaway scam spreading on social media
    by Christopher Boyd on April 15, 2019 at 4:14 pm

    Scammers take aim at fans of Ellen DeGeneres with a bizarre chain of giveaways and free movie websites. Will anyone take the bait? Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: degeneresellenfacebookscamsocial media (Read more...) The post Ellen DeGeneres giveaway scam spreading on social media appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]