Hacking your head: how cybercriminals use social engineering

Social engineering is a tool as old as war. And a growing number of cybercriminals are using it to manipulate users into giving them what they want.

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100 Cites in 100 Days Starts Today!

Today, we wanted to let you know about a new computer security initiative called “100 Cities in 100 Days”. The Identify Theft Council created this project to persuade cities to commit to doing at least one thing to aid community awareness about identify theft and online safety. Malwarebytes Labs will be publishing an article a day for five days that describe different aspects of computer security. We are trying to share knowledge with everyone we possibly can to make the most out of this project.

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Taking off the Blackshades

Are we finally free from the threat of RATs or is it only a matter of time before another tool occupies Blackshades’ throne?

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Safeguarding your online accounts against hackers

It is very likely that you or someone you know has had one or multiple of their online accounts hacked into. It happens to everybody: individuals, small and big companies alike, can have disastrous consequences and makes you feel extremely vulnerable. In this post we will talk about some tips to give cyber-criminals a hard(er)…

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The Malware That I Used To Know

Malware, much like all weapons, evolve based upon multiple factors, be it the protections of their intended target, the weapon operator and their organization or the general intent that it was created for.  Unlike most weapons though, malware evolved with a pattern closer to that of a biological disease.  Early variants were created and most…

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