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From BetaNews: Traditional antivirus fails to protect 40 percent of users

Conventional antivirus solutions are failing to protect users from attacks according to a Malwarebytes report.

Dark Reading

Doubling Up on AV Fails to Protect 40% of Users from Malware Attacks

Traditional signature-based antivirus solutions are falling short on protecting endpoints, even when there are two or more deployed.

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Similarities with BadRabbit and NotPetya Suggest Same Creator

Security researchers say BadRabbit and NotPetya share some of the same unique computer code, which is rare to find.

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Your Browser Could Be Mining Cryptocurrency For A Stranger

There’s something new to add to your fun mental list of invisible internet dangers. Joining classic favorites like adware and spyware comes a new, tricky threat called “cryptojacking,” which secretly uses your laptop or mobile device to mine cryptocurrency when you visit an infected site.

Network Asia

IT security threats to look out for in the last quarter of 2017

In its third Cybercrime Tactics & Techniques report, Malwarebytes Research takes a deep look at what threats got its attention the most during the third quarter of the year, and more importantly, what they expect to happen moving through this quarter.

bleepingcomputer

Equifax Website Redirected Users to Adware, Scam Sites

Equifax is not having its best moments these days, and the much-maligned organization was again at the center of another cyber-security-related incident.

biztech

Ransomware, IoT Risks and Insider Attacks Threaten Businesses the Most

As National Cyber Security Awareness Month kicks off, businesses must focus on present-day IT security risks and plan for future ones as well.

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Taboola content platform served malvertising on MSN.com

Malwarebytes researchers came across the malvertising on MSN.com, a Microsoft web portal that attracts millions of unique visitors, being promoted by Taboola a global discovery platform which Microsoft signed a deal within 2016, according to a Sept. 28 blog post.

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MacOS Keychain Theft Issue Shows You Can’t Just Trust Apple to Keep You Secure

Even if you install the latest macOS update, security is never a guarantee so take appropriate measures, researcher says.

Over 75% of UK councils hit with malware over the past year

Report – senior leaders say their current IT systems lack the capability to deal with new cyber threats.