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  • 10 tips for safe online shopping on Cyber Monday
    by Wendy Zamora on November 17, 2017 at 5:33 pm

    The Internet has always been a lawless place, but it becomes particularly rough during the holiday shopping season. Here’s your guide to safe online shopping on Cyber Monday and beyond. Categories: 101 How-tos Tags: black fridaycyber mondayscams (Read more...) The post 10 tips for safe online shopping on Cyber Monday appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • When you shouldn’t trust a trusted root certificate
    by Pieter Arntz on November 16, 2017 at 5:30 pm

    A trusted root certificate is the cornerstone of authentication and security in software and on the Internet. But even this can be abused by criminals. Learn when you shouldn't trust these trusted sources. Categories: Cybercrime Technology Tags: certificate authoritycertificatesdriver root certificatesroot certificates (Read more...) The post When you shouldn’t trust a trusted root certificate appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • Bad romance: catphishing explained
    by Malwarebytes Labs on November 15, 2017 at 5:46 pm

    You may have heard of catfishing, where people lure romancers online by faking their identity. But what about catphishing? This dangerous practice uses similar romantic triggers, only its goal is to dupe users and businesses out of personal info. Categories: Cybercrime Social engineering Tags: catfishingcatphishingespionageidentity fraudphishingsweetheart scam (Read more...) The post Bad romance: catphishing explained appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • New Android Trojan malware discovered in Google Play
    by Nathan Collier on November 15, 2017 at 12:07 am

    New Android Trojan malware has been found in Google Play masquerading as multiple apps. We call this malware Android/Trojan.AsiaHitGroup. Categories: Cybercrime Mobile Tags: AndroidAsiaHitGroupGoogle PlayMobile (Read more...) The post New Android Trojan malware discovered in Google Play appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]

  • Explained: the cloud
    by Pieter Arntz on November 14, 2017 at 6:24 pm

    The cloud. What is it? What are the pros and cons, and how can we make it as safe as possible? This post covers the basics. Categories: 101 FYI Tags: cloudcomplianceExplainediaasmultiplepaasprivate hybridpublicsecurity (Read more...) The post Explained: the cloud appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs. […]