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Security startup Malwarebytes acquires AdwCleaner to nip adware in the bud

Malwarebytes is acquiring a startup out of France called AdwCleaner, whose product specifically tackles and removes adware and has seen a total of 200 million downloads across Windows XP, Vista, 7, 8, 8.1, 10 in 32 and 64-bit platforms.


Tech support scams are getting more sophisticated

Scammers selling bogus tech support services have moved from cold calls to targeted pop-ups and malware, according to Malwarebytes researchers.

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4 Ways to sniff out a tech support scam

Malwarebytes gives a peek at the anatomy of a tech support scam; scammers at one time were selling $25 versions of Malwarebytes software for as much as $1,000.


How to foil a tech-support scam

Malwarebytes researchers have detected a trend toward more and more malicious scams. They’re working with the FTC to bring down tech support scams.


The evolution of malware and how cyber security needs to evolve with it

Adam Kujawa is the Head of Malware Intelligence at Malwarebytes, the provider of anti-malware and internet security technology. CBR’s Alex Sword spoke to him to find out what the big malware threats are and how the landscape is changing.

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RIG EK rigged to steal tricks from Neutrino in fight to fill Angler’s void

Malwarebytes researchers spotted a large malvertising campaign delivering the RIG exploit kit on popular sites, including answers(dot)com, and using a few tricks from its rival, Neutrino.

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Greybeards beware: Hair dye for blokes outfit Just For Men served trojan

Malware writers have penetrated the website of hair-dye-for-greying-blokes outfit Just For Men, foisting a password-stealing trojan at visitors, Malwarebytes researcher Jerome Segura says.


Getting VC funding right: Why you need to think about pre-built networks, IP and evolving the whole team

So how do you get venture funding right? There are lots of myths, some pitfalls and many benefits that need to be addressed. Malwarebytes CFO, Mark Harris, shares advice on how to get venture funding right.


Why is ransomware on the rise? [Video]

CNN’s Deborah Feyerick interviews Malwarebytes CEO Marcin Kleczynski on ransomware attacks, who is being targeted and why paying the ransom isn’t always a guarantee.

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Ransomware threat on the rise as ‘almost 40% of businesses attacked’

Security firm Malwarebytes surveyed 500 companies in four countries and found one-third of victims lost revenue as a result of an attack