Murder-for-hire, money laundering, and more: How organised criminals work online

Europol has released an extensive report into serious and organized crime, including how these groups use the internet to aid in their criminal behaviour.

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Malwarebytes research shows an unequal, unsafe Internet

The Internet is neither safe or private for many who use it every day, as revealed in the Malwarebytes “Demographics of Cybercrime” report.

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Freedom Hosting operator gets 27 years for hosting Dark Web child abuse sites

Eric Eoin Marques’ service hosted hundreds of sites containing more than eight million images of child sexual abuse.

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A week in security (June 7 – June 13)

A roundup of the most interesting events and happenings in the realm of infosec, from the week June 7 to June 13.

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How exposed are you to cybercrime?

Passwordmanagers.co measures exposure to cybercrime by weighing risk of cyberattack against an organization’s security preparedness. How exposed are you?

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Cybersecurity and the economy: when recession strikes

Could a recession brought on by the current COVID-19 pandemic cause an increase in cybercrime? Did cybercrime increase during the recession of 2009? Or is this just too complex a subject to pin down one way or the other?

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New AgentTesla variant steals WiFi credentials

The popular infostealer AgentTesla recently added a new feature that can steal WiFi usernames and passwords, which can potentially be used to spread the malware.

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Are our police forces equipped to deal with modern cybercrimes?

Police forces are working hard to keep up with the latest developments in cybercrime, training digital experts for the purpose. But is it enough? And is it happening across the globe?

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Introducing Lock and Code: a Malwarebytes Labs podcast

Malwarebytes is launching a podcast, called Lock and Code, on Monday, March 2, breaking down cybersecurity headlines and diving into complex issues with guest interviews. Tune in every two weeks.

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Misleading cybersecurity lessons from pop culture: how Hollywood teaches to hack

We take a look at some of the most famous (or infamous) hacking scenes from TV and movies and the cybersecurity lessons, if any, we can learn from them.

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