Christopher Boyd
Malware Intelligence Analyst

Former Director of Research at FaceTime Security Labs. He has a very particular set of skills. Skills that make him a nightmare for threats like you.

August 16, 2016 - 419 scams most commonly drop into your mailbox, but they do occasionally appear via other channels such as snail mail and social media. Today we're going to take a look at an angle seemingly beloved of scammers everywhere - a specific character type clung to down the years for no other reason than to cheat people out of their money.

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August 11, 2016 - We've looked at the social engineering tactic of inserting a fake account into a conversation with legitimate support channels in the past, and today - thanks to Techhelplist - we can observe another one, this time going after Natwest bank logins. See how Twitter scammers are trying to steer potential victims away from legitimate support channels to phishing websites.

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August 5, 2016 - We recently sponsored a deep-dive study conducted by Osterman Research on the subject of Ransomware, and the results are a stark insight into one of the biggest problems facing both enterprise and home networks at the moment. Some key UK-centric findings: 40% of businesses worldwide attacked, but Senior UK IT staff suffered the highest number of...

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July 29, 2016 - It's been a busy few months for the Malwarebytes team. Infosec Europe, Chelsea FC, radio interviews, and a certain Blogger Awards that you may have voted on recently. How did we do? You'll have to read on to find out!

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July 21, 2016 - Scammers send a well known verified account a "Please authorize this app to become verified" message. Confusion follows.

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