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  • A week in security (January 15 – January 21)
    by Malwarebytes Labs on January 22, 2018 at 5:53 pm

    A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from January 15 to January 21, featuring the culprit behind the false Hawaii missile alarm, New Year's cybersecurity resolutions, Mega Millions scams, and more. Categories: Security world Week in security Tags: BArk CaracalBlackWalletcybersecurityGhostTeam adwareHeaven's GateSatori malwarewifi (Read more...) The post A week in security (January 15 – January 21) appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • Cybersecurity New Year’s resolutions, you say? Why not.
    by Jovi Umawing on January 19, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    It’s no surprise that our resolutions are usually about health, finances, relationships, and self-improvement. As all of us live digital lives, too, why not think up cybersecurity New Year's resolution that concern our online health and safety? Categories: 101 FYI Tags: cybercybersecuritycybersecurity resolutionsHTTPSnew year's resolutiontwo-factor authentication (Read more...) The post Cybersecurity New Year’s resolutions, you say? Why not. appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • New Chrome and Firefox extensions block their removal to hijack browsers
    by Pieter Arntz on January 18, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    Two new extensions in Firefox and Chrome force install then hide from the user. Learn how you can protect yourself against them and remove them manually. Categories: Malware Threat analysis Tags: blockedchromeextensionsfirefoxnormal removalPieter Arntz (Read more...) The post New Chrome and Firefox extensions block their removal to hijack browsers appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • A coin miner with a “Heaven’s Gate”
    by hasherezade on January 17, 2018 at 4:00 pm

    The Heaven's Gate technique has been around since 2009. But now coin miners are using it to maximize their performance in the target architecture. Categories: Malware Threat analysis Tags: coin minersHeaven's Gatemalware analysis (Read more...) The post A coin miner with a “Heaven’s Gate” appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • Be wary of Mega Millions winner “giveaway” on social media
    by Christopher Boyd on January 16, 2018 at 6:12 pm

    Twitter's abuzz as a 20-year-old Mega Millions winner claims to be giving away free money for retweets and Amazon purchases. Is this for real? Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: lotteryMega Millionsshane misslertwitterverificationwinnings (Read more...) The post Be wary of Mega Millions winner “giveaway” on social media appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]