Each year, several million people fall for tech support scams and according to Microsoft, in 2015 alone crooks walked away with an estimated $1.5 billion. Malwarebytes has been actively engaged in the fight against tech support scammers overseas, but also here at home in the US.
Guest blogger Benny Czarny explains one of the main reasons to have a NAC system in place is to keep risky devices from connecting to your organization’s network. Unfortunately, simply purchasing a NAC solution is not going to guarantee your protection.
For the better part of 20 years, cybersecurity remained mostly under the public awareness radar. It was not exactly a topic for discussion at the Griswold family Christmas party. Mom in 1995: You’re doing what, Timmy? Making antivirus? I thought you did something with computers, not medicine! Fighting cybercrime fell squarely on the shoulders of…
Vonteera crossed a line when it decided to actively disable anti-malware and anti-virus software. They used certificates to pull that off.
The malware ecosystem has changed drastically in the past 10 years, to the point that the old precautions are just no longer enough. Here are the three top reasons why traditional anti-virus isn’t enough anymore.