January 8, 2019 - Over the holiday, a little-known ransomware family called Ryuk caused serious damage to numerous organizations. The attacks leave a lot of questions unanswered. What do we know so far?
November 27, 2018 - Every year, we at Malwarebytes Labs like to stare into our crystal ball and foretell the future of malware. And while all hope is for a threat-free 2019, the reality likely includes botnets, IoT, artificial intelligence, and even more data breaches. When it comes to security, we can pretty much assure you that attacks will keep happening—just as the sun rises and sets.
October 2, 2018 - If you've ever been tempted to cheat at Fortnite, think again—with the release of season six of the popular video game, we found a data theft malware masquerading as a cheat tool, ready to steal your browser sessions, cookies, and even your Bitcoin.
September 21, 2018 - Over the last few days, we've noticed a large increase in malicious spam spreading Emotet, as well as a higher number of detections from our customers. Looks like we're in the middle of an active Emotet campaign.
September 5, 2018 - Considering using spyware to surveil a cheating partner or keep an eye on the kiddos? Think again. Learn the telltale signs of spyware and why this suddenly mainstream malware needs to go back underground.
July 25, 2018 - We take a fresh look at Trojans: the history of the term, the most popular threats over the years, the different types of Trojans, and their relationship with social engineering.
June 27, 2018 - The World Cup is in full swing, and attackers are busy both on and off the pitch. Which of the competing nations are under fire from malware authors? Who is sailing through qualifying rounds mostly untouched? What are the most popular threats in the midst of the biggest footballing nations? Read on to find out.
June 13, 2018 - We take a look at VPNFilter malware, which is still out there and causing trouble for certain models of routers worldwide. What is it? And is your device on the list? Read on.
May 1, 2018 - We take a look at SamSam ransomware, the malware that messed with Atlanta, and tell you how it works and what you can do to combat it.