Police seize DoubleVPN data, servers, and domain

DoubleVPN, a VPN service that promised to double- and triple-encrypt web activity, was seized after allegedly being favored for cybercrime.

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Clop stopped? Ransomware gang loses Tesla and other treasures in police raid

Clop ransomware activity was stopped by Ukrainian cops on Wednesday who shut down the ransomware gang’s infrastructure and made arrests.

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DOJ recovers pipeline ransom, signals more aggressive approach to cybercrime

The US Department of Justice announced Monday that it recovered much of the ransomware payment that Colonial Pipeline paid to Darkside.

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Ryuk ransomware develops worm-like capability

French researchers have found a Ryuk ransomware variant that can spread laterally through an infected network.

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Extortion, precision malware, and ruthless scams. Read the State of Malware 2021 report

Through the chaos and devastation of 2020, one form of business seems to have thrived—the creation and operation of malicious software.

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Talking Emotet’s takedown with Adam Kujawa: Lock and Code S02E02

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Adam Kujawa, security evangelist and director of Malwarebytes Labs, about the dangerous malware Emotet

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A week in security (January 25 – January 31)

A privacy week special on Malwarebytes Labs with a special episode of our Lock & Code podcast, FLoC, Grindr, Emotet, and more.

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Cleaning up after Emotet: the law enforcement file

Following global law enforcement action to take over the Emotet botnet, a special update is being sent to clean up infected machines.

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Pow! Emotet’s down. Is it out?

The world’s most dangerous malware has suffered a serious blow in a coordinated strike by multiple law enforcement agencies.

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The most enticing cyberattacks of 2020

These are the most enticing—or the most impossible-to-ignore—cyberattack lures and cyberattack capabilities of 2020. They can’t be gone soon enough.

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