A week in security (July 20 – 26)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 20 – 26, including Deepfakes, Bluetooth technology, and APT groups.

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A week in security (July 6 – 12)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 6 – 12, including a look at pre-installed malware on some Android phones, and a Mac malware mystery.

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A week in security (April 13 – 19)

A roundup of the previous week’s security news, including phishing scams, coronavirus scams, Apple scams, and more.

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Lock and Code S1Ep4: coronavirus and responding to computer viruses with Akshay Bhargava

We cover the week’s security headlines plus talk with Malwarebytes CPO Akshay Bhargava about the similarities in responding to computer viruses vs. real-life pandemics in episode 4 of Lock and Code.

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Android Trojan xHelper uses persistent re-infection tactics: here’s how to remove

A new variant of the Android Trojan xHelper re-infects just hours after removal—and with the help of Google PLAY?! A forum user helps us investigate.

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Malwarebytes Labs releases 2020 State of Malware Report

The 2020 State of Malware Report reveals how cybercriminals upped the ante on businesses, Mac threats outpaced PCs, and ransomware continued its targeted, deadly assault with new families in 2019. Learn all this and more in the full report, linked in our blog.

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The little-known ways mobile device sensors can be exploited by cybercriminals

Mobile device sensors offer great utility to users—from taking pictures and commanding voice assistants to determining which direction to flip your screen. However, they harbor little-known vulnerabilities that could be exploited by crafty cybercriminals.

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Stealthy new Android malware poses as ad blocker, serves up ads instead

Since its discovery less than a month ago, a stealthy new Android malware has already been detected on over 500 devices, and it’s on the rise. Learn how this clever threat pretends to be an ad blocker and then hides itself on mobile devices, all while serving up tons of ads.

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A week in security (October 28 – November 3)

A roundup of the latest cybersecurity news for the week of October 28 – November 3, including cyberattacks against SMBs, the Internet’s 50th birthday, stalkerware, donation scams, and more.

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300 shades of gray: a look into free mobile VPN apps

Mobile VPN apps are one of the best tools for protecting user privacy. Unfortunately, a notable number of them are deemed unsafe. Read on to find out how to assess the best mobile VPN for you.

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