Who is ‘Whois’ ?

On March 20th, reports were circulating that a cyberattack had been conducted against broadcast networks and banks in South Korea.  In typical reaction, it was suspected that North Korea may have been to blame, although no evidence has surfaced supporting this idea.  However, it’s recently been reported that at least one of the bank attacks…

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Hoaxes

A hoax ( to trick into believing or accepting as genuine something false and often preposterous ) is the word we use for a fake warning. Since they are not only annoying and confusing, but sometimes even potentially harmful, they deserve some attention.

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Internet everywhere and poor security practices: a disaster in the making?

We often hear about botnets (networks of infected computers) being used to send out spam, perform Distributed Denial of Service attacks or other nefarious activities by the bad guys. Well, an unidentified researcher thought there was much more that could be done with a botnet and took on an unprecedented mission to map out the…

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From Russia with Ransomware

This week the research team stumbled across a Russian ransomware sample so I decided to take a peek.  The ransom message demands your money (in rubles, actually) and threatens to delete your data if payment isn’t sent within 12 hours.

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Malwarebytes Anti-Rootkit – Raising the Bar!

For all our interested readers, both Marcin, our CEO and I (Marcus) were recently interviewed for an article to discuss our Anti-Rootkit technologies for TechRepublic. The article was just published today. Check it out! Article Link: http://mwb.to/lbeg

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