Charities and the advertising industry: data ecosystems and privacy risks

We take a look at a study which dives into the connection between popular UK based charity organisations and tracking, Real Time Bidding, and data analysis

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New version of IcedID Trojan uses steganographic payloads

We take a deep dive into the IcedID Trojan, describing the new payloads of this advanced malware.

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Web skimmer phishes credit card data via rogue payment service platform

Threat actors combine phishing with a web skimmer to create a devious scheme designed to lift credit card data from unaware shoppers.

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Cybersecurity for journalists: How to defeat threat actors and defend freedom of the press

When it comes to cybersecurity, journalists need to protect themselves, their sources, and the freedom of the press. Which methods should they use?

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YouTube ordered to cough up $170M settlement over COPPA infraction

Last week, the FTC announced its settlement with Google over YouTube’s COPPA violations, including requirements for better protecting children’s data. But is it enough?

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TrickBot adds new trick to its arsenal: tampering with trusted texts

TrickBot’s latest feature allows it to tamper with the web sessions of users from Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint mobile carriers.

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Study explores clickjacking problem across top Alexa-ranked websites

We look at recent research exploring the threat of clickjacking, along with other solutions considered by site owners and analysts for protecting users against these online attacks.

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Consumers have few legal options for protecting privacy

Amidst never-ending headlines about data breaches, data misuse, and opaque data-sharing agreements from major companies, users have few legal options to actually protect their privacy in court. Instead, they rely on technology.

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Say hello to Baldr, a new stealer on the market

Baldr is a new stealer that is being actively developed and distributed. Will it be able to compete in this crowded arena?

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The not-so-definitive guide to cybersecurity and data privacy laws

In the first blog for Malwarebytes Labs’ cybersecurity and data privacy law series, we tackle US data privacy compliance from a startup’s perspective. GDPR, COPPA, HIPAA—it’s all here.

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