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    • 18 mai 20214 things you should know about testing AV software with VirusTotal’s free online multiscanner
      As COVID-19 soldiers on, small and medium-size businesses now feel as ripe for malware attacks as deep-pocketed multinationals. SMBs see that, along with remote work, our pandemic has also brought troubling new holes to their security. This means cybercriminals—equal opportunity charlatans that they are—now simply cast wider nets to snare any and all businesses. Large or small. Young or old. Publi …

    • 18 mai 2021Bizarro: a banking Trojan full of nasty tricks
      Researchers have discovered a new banking Trojan that has been found targeting customers of European and South American banks. They have dubbed the new Trojan Bizarro. How does Bizarro spread? The Bizarro malware spreads via Microsoft Installer (MSI) packages. Identified sources so far have been spam emails and attackers may also use social engineering to convince victims to download a smartphone …

    • 17 mai 2021A week in security (May 10 – 16)
      Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we watched and reported on the Colonial Pipeline ransomware attack as developments of its story unfolded. This attack triggered the White House to refine a planned Executive Order on cybersecurity. We also profiled DarkSide, the ransomware responsible for the Colonial Pipeline attack, and the criminal gang behind it. Speaking of ransomware, we spoke with Jake Bernst …

    • 14 mai 2021Gamers level up with rewards for better security
      There was a time when stolen gaming accounts were almost treated as a fact of life. Console hacks weren’t taken particularly seriously. Security research in this area was occasionally derided as unimportant or trivial. Gaming accounts had an essence of innate disposability to them, even if this wasn’t the case (how disposable is that gamertag used to access hundreds of dollars worth of gaming cont …

    • 14 mai 2021iPhone calendar spam attacks on the rise
      Recently, we have seen an increasing number of reports from iPhone users about their calendars filling up with junk events. These events are most often either pornographic in nature, or claim that the device has been infected or hacked, and in all cases they contain malicious links. This phenomenon is known as “calendar spam.” Calendar spam became a big problem for Apple’s iCloud …

    • 14 mai 2021WhatsApp calls and messages will break unless you share data with Facebook
      WhatsApp told users last week that there was no need for alarm regarding an upcoming privacy policy deadline, as users who refuse to accept the privacy policy will not have their accounts deleted—they will just have their apps rendered useless, eventually incapable of receiving calls and messages. The planned removal of core features represents a stunning reversal for a company that long ago prior …

    • 14 mai 2021What is a honeypot? How they are used in cybersecurity
      Cybersecurity experts strive to enhance the security and privacy of computer systems. Quietly observing threat actors in action can help them understand what they have to defend against. A honeypot is one such tool that enables security professionals to catch bad actors in the act and gather data on their techniques. Ultimately, this information allows them to learn and improve security measures a …

    • 13 mai 2021Newly observed PHP-based skimmer shows ongoing Magecart Group 12 activity
      This blog post was authored by Jérôme Segura Web skimming continues to be a real and impactful threat to online merchants and shoppers. The threat actors in this space greatly range in sophistication from amateurs all the way to nation state groups like Lazarus. In terms of security, many e-commerce shops remain vulnerable because they have not upgraded their content management software (CMS) in y …

    • 13 mai 2021What does WiFi stand for?
      We use WiFi to connect to the Internet, but what is it, and what does it stand for? How does it have such a catchy name, and why do we sometimes have a weak Internet connection with a strong WiFi signal and vice versa? Read on to answer these questions and more. What does WiFi mean? Many people assume that WiFi is short for “wireless fidelity” because the term “hi-fi” stands for …

    • 13 mai 2021Using iPhones and AirTags to sneak data out of air-gapped networks
      Someone has found an extraordinary way to exfiltrate data by piggybacking data on the backs of unsuspecting iPhones. Say what? A researcher has found out that it is possible to upload arbitrary data from non-internet-connected devices by sending Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) broadcasts to nearby Apple devices that will happily upload the data for you. To demonstrate their point, they released an ESP3 …

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    • 17 mai 2021Take action now – FluBot malware may be on its way
      Why FluBot is a major threat for Android users, how to avoid falling victim, and how to get rid of the malware if your device has already been compromised The post Take action now – FluBot malware may be on its way appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 17 mai 2021Android stalkerware threatens victims further and exposes snoopers themselves
      ESET research reveals that common Android stalkerware apps are riddled with vulnerabilities that further jeopardize victims and expose the privacy and security of the snoopers themselves The post Android stalkerware threatens victims further and exposes snoopers themselves appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 14 mai 2021Week in security with Tony Anscombe
      Join ESET Research at RSA Conference 2021 – WhatsApp to restrict features for some users – 1 million apps rejected from the App Store last year The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 13 mai 2021European police bust major online investment fraud ring
      The operation was carried out against an organized group that used online trading platforms to swindle victims out of US$36 million The post European police bust major online investment fraud ring appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 7 mai 2021Week in security with Tony Anscombe
      Ousaban banking trojan targeting Brazil – How to help your kids use safe passwords – DDoS attack takes Belgian government websites offline The post Week in security with Tony Anscombe appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

    • 6 mai 2021Popular routers found vulnerable to hacker attacks
      Millions of Brits could be at risk of cyberattacks due to poor default passwords and a lack of firmware updates The post Popular routers found vulnerable to hacker attacks appeared first on WeLiveSecurity …

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