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New Mac Malware ‘Eleanor’ Hijacks Facetime, Emails And More

Researchers at Malwarebytes have also been following the Eleanor backdoor and reported the infected app to MacUpdate on Tuesday. While the company did not readily respond, by Wednesday morning, the app was no longer available on MacUpdate.

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419 scam entices with lottery win

A new phishing campaign, purportedly from a family foundation, offers “randomly selected” individuals a million pounds ($1.3 million) – if they provide personal details, according to a blog post from Malwarebytes Labs.


Nascar Team Crippled by Ransomware Attack

A leading Nascar team has become the latest organization to suffer a crippling ransomware attack, after being hit by the notorious TeslaCrypt variant.

The attack on Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing (CSLFR) effectively rendered unusable all mission critical track data, as well as info on test facilities and personnel information.


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Justin Dolly Joins Malwarebytes as the Company’s First Chief Information Security Officer

Dolly brings proven security innovation and leadership to one of the fastest-growing companies in Silicon Valley SANTA CLARA, Calif. – June 30, 2016 – Malwarebytes™, the cybersecurity software company that prevents and remediates malware for both people and businesses, announced today that Justin Dolly joined as the company’s first Chief Information Security Officer (CISO). Dolly… Read more

Malwarebytes Sales Grow by 75 Percent in Q1

Corporate subscription base grew approximately 90 percent YoY Malwarebytes Breach Remediation launch and adoption spurs nearly 300 percent increase in new enterprise deals Record renewals for both consumer and corporate customers Adds seasoned executive team leaders to facilitate ongoing growth SANTA CLARA, Calif. – June 29, 2016 – Malwarebytes™, the cybersecurity software company that prevents and remediates… Read more


NASCAR Racing Team Partners with Malwarebytes Following Ransomware Attack

Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing infected by TeslaCrypt Ransomware Watch the YouTube video here: SANTA CLARA, Calif. – June 24, 2016 – Malwarebytes™, the leading advanced malware prevention and remediation solution, is now protecting and partnering with Circle Sport-Leavine Family Racing (CSLFR), a NASCAR racing team fielding the No. 95 in the Sprint Cup Series. The… Read more