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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Would ‘Medicare for All’ help secure health data?

Beyond the usual arguments on this subject, we wanted to ask the question: Are there any security risks we need to be worried about if the United States were to switch to ‘Healthcare for All’ policies?

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Under the hoodie: why money, power, and ego drive hackers to cybercrime

We know what cybercriminals do. We know how they do it. Now we ask: why? This in-depth profile examines what makes hackers turn to cybercrime, and what could change their minds.

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A week in security (August 6 – August 12)

A round-up of the security news from August 6 – August 12, including ransomware, interesting talks during BlackHat, botnets, and the evils of JavaScript.

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White hat, black hat, and the emergence of the gray hat: the true costs of cybercrime

Osterman Research recently completed a major survey on behalf of Malwarebytes to determine the actual cost of cybercrime to businesses. Here’s what we discovered.

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