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Monthly Archives: August 2012

Malwarebytes: Fighting To The Top

You might not be aware of this but Anti-Malware and antivirus software gets tested every year along with other similar security software. The purpose of these tests is to identify which product is the best at detecting malware.  This process involves a third party organization using up-to-date versions of the software and running them all […]

Passing The BitCoin

BitCoin is a new-ish form of digital currency.  It allows people to perform financial transactions without the need for a bank or central authority and allows for a large amount of privacy.  Transactions are currently limited to ones performed online and only by individuals and organizations that accept BitCoin as payment. However, in the next […]

Malwarebytes Wants You! In The Fight Against Malware!

Malwarebytes was born out of the malware fighting community. I am not just talking about antivirus vendors and experts but from everyday people who wanted to take a stand against malware and help other people fight it too. It is because of that origin that we not only try to give back to the community […]

DefCon for Developers

My colleague Adam Kujawa recently wrote a great post about the Malwarebytes experience at the hacker convention DefCon this year. By popular demand, here’s a round-up of my top four favorite DefCon talks from a development perspective: 1. “Stiltwalker”, by “DC949” (http://www.dc949.org/projects/stiltwalker) I am sure everyone is familiar with reCAPTCHA. You have likely wasted hours […]

ALERT: New Bank Phishing Attempts

A new phishing scam is going around and trying to grab user log-on credentials  for popular banks like HSBC, Lloyds TSB & Chase. The phishing emails advertise one of the following reasons in order to trick the user into clicking the provided link: There are security Messages available to the user which they  need to […]

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