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Monthly Archives: October 2013

If you’re still looking for that last-minute costume, careful where you shop as drive-by download can happen while browsing a Halloween online store.

LinkedIn’s iOS app Intro raises eyebrows

Potential for security holes and concerns mount on LinkedIn newly introduced Intro iOS app.

PHP Hack Redirects To Magnitude Exploit Kit

Google’s Safe Browsing system deemed the official PHP website, PHP.net, malicious.

Bitcoin, the famous digital currency which has sparked much controversy over the years, is now heading to an ATM near you. The world’s first Bitcoin ATM is set to open today in Vancouver.

Money Mules, If it looks too good to be true…

In the past, cyber criminals tried to transfer money directly out of the victim’s bank account and into a one that they controlled. Now, the preferred method is the money mule.

Chrome’s Solution to the Unsavvy Poses A Potential Risk

Is Google Chrome’s attempts at making it “easier” for users to find where they want to go, show that their security purview isn’t focused enough on the internal threats?

Trojan looks to “Wrob” Android users

Android bank Trojans having been making their way around file sharing sites and alternative markets in the last few months as they look to replace legitimate banking apps and capture user data.

Phone Scammers Take A Move From The Ransomer’s Playbook

Posing as the local police, scammers are now employing software that spoofs caller ID to appear that they are calling from the local sheriff’s department to steal unsuspecting people’s money.

Google to provide website protection services against Distributed Denial of Service attacks mitigation and other types of attacks aimed at blocking politically sensitive websites.

Hiding in plain sight

A lot of programs we install on our computer are automatically run when Windows starts. But this behavior is also copied by malware writers to pass security checks.

Windows XP’s retirement: Google takes a poke at it

We’ve known for a while now about Microsoft’s decision to retire the very popular Windows XP operating system next year, but here comes Google to XP users rescue?

Hackers plant hardware keyloggers at a Florida Nordstrom department store to skim credit card numbers.

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Mobile released!

We’ve gone mobile!

Phishing is for the birds

Typically reserved for emails, one of the largest threats facing users today is Phishing attacks. These types of attacks are now leaking over to social media.

Using YARA to attribute malware

Malware researchers use a lot of tools in their arsenal to dissect malware. YARA can help to quickly and easily identify malware.

Tech Support Scams: Coming to a Mac near you

When fake tech support come calling, the excuse of running a Mac typically elicits a hang up from the scammers. But it looks like that might not work anymore as they are ready to scam Mac users too.

Fake shopper scam recruits money mules

Cyber-criminal are scamming shoppers into being their money mule. Learn how to protect yourself.

Tango Down, Softango

We have been hearing complaints that Malwarebytes Anti-Malware comes with a bunch of useless stuff. For the sake of thoroughness, I inquired if we had any “bundling” offers. The email reply I received consisted of one word: NEVER. Let me explain, bundles are an amalgamation of programs usually riding the coattails of one more desirable […]

Cryptolocker Ransomware: What You Need To Know

Cryptolocker is a nasty ransomware that encrypts infected users’ personal files. Using Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Premium will keep you safe.

Palestinian hackers deface popular Antivirus AVG, Avira and WhatsApp messaging websites.

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