Two new Mac backdoors discovered

On Valentine’s Day, Mac users got a special “treat” in the form of new malware. Now, weeks later, there are signs of yet another piece of malware looming. This brings the count of malware (as opposed to adware or other threats) discovered for macOS this year up to 4, in only two short months.

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Announcing Malwarebytes 3.0, a next-generation antivirus replacement

Announcing the launch of our next-generation online security product, Malwarebytes 3.0! This product is built to provide comprehensive protection against today’s sophisticated threats so that you can finally replace your traditional antivirus software.

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Report: the anatomy of tech support scams

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.

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4 Things to Consider When Assessing Device Posture for Effective Network Access Control

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.

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How does anti-malware work?

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…

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