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How Can Your SMB Handle Ransomware And Other Cyberthreats?

Malwarebytes CPO Akshay Bhargava explores how small-to-medium sized businesses can arm themselves against today’s cyberthreats.

Coronavirus pandemic generates new fraud strains: COVID-19 scams on computers, smartphones

Clicking the file from this impersonator, however, downloaded a hidden installer to your computer that let cybercriminals have access to your data lifted from your keystrokes. The email phishing campaign is one of several coronavirus-related scams detailed recently by security firm Malwarebytes.

Online Credit Card Skimmers Are Thriving During the Pandemic

Digital skimmers—malicious code that hackers inject into legitimate websites to grab payment data—already posed a potential risk to online shoppers long before the Covid-19 crisis, but they are ramping up in the wake of the virus to prey on victims who are increasing online shopping.

Lurking in the shadows: the disturbing rise of stalkerware

David Ruiz, an online privacy advocate comments on the dangers of stalkerware in this E&T article.

Hackers Attack Microsoft Windows Users: Dangerous Threat Group Exploits ‘COVID-19 Fear’

Malwarebytes exposes threat actors taking advantage of Coronavirus fears in a golden opportunity for threat actors to capitalize on fear, spread misinformation, and generate mass hysteria.

DtSR Episode 385 – Malware on the Lifeline

On this episode of the Down the Security Rabbithole podcast, Nathan Collier from Malwarebytes reports some findings from his research that basically there was some pre-installed malware running around, impossible to uninstall, on low-cost mobile phones.

A deep dive into the dark web: Behind the mystery and preserving privacy

Researcher Pieter Arntz dives into the realities of the Dark Web, busting myths and exploring why you should care about the Dark Web.

Could deepfakes be used to train office workers?

Analyst Chris Boyd explores the potential issues with AI training for employees in this BBC article on deepfakes.

Bring Your Own Privacy

Malwarebytes CPO Akshay Bhargava looks at how employees can bring their own privacy with them wherever they are – from the office to home, and on the go.

The Cybersecurity 202: Most Democratic presidential campaigns score high on cybersecurity protections

Jerome Segura, director of threat intelligence, explains the dangers of “typo-squatting” in the wake of hackers taking advantage of Rudy Giuliani’s Twitter typos.

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