A week in security (November 9 – November 15)

In this week in security (November 9 – November 15), we look at RegretLocker, the future of IoT cybersecurity, and far more.

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SMB cybersecurity posture weakened by COVID-19, Labs report finds

In parsing the data for our August report on COVID-19, we learned that SMB cybersecurity faced many challenges, some of which are being unaddressed.

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Lock and Code S1Ep14: Uncovering security hubris with Adam Kujawa

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Adam Kujawa, security evangelist and director of Malwarebytes Labs, about “security hubris.”

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Lock and Code S1Ep13: Monitoring the safety of parental monitoring apps with Emory Roane

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Emory Roane, policy counsel at Privacy Rights Clearinghouse, about parental monitoring apps.

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Lock and Code S1Ep10: Pulling apart the Internet of Things with JP Taggart

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to JP Taggart, senior security researcher at Malwarebytes, about the Internet of Things.

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Lock and Code S1Ep7: Sounding the trumpet on web browser privacy with Pieter Arntz

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Pieter Arntz about web browser privacy—an often neglected subcategory of data privacy.

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Lock and Code S1Ep6: Recognizing facial recognition’s flaws with Chris Boyd

We talk to Chris Boyd at Malwarebytes about facial recognition technology—its history, its failures in accuracy, and whether it will ever be “good” for us.

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Lock and Code S1Ep5: Mythbusting and understanding VPNs with JP Taggart

This week on Lock and Code, we discuss the top security headlines generated right here on Labs and around the Internet. In addition, we talk to JP Taggart, senior security researcher at Malwarebytes, about VPNs—debunking their myths, explaining their actual capabilities, and providing some advice on what makes a strong VPN.

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Lock and Code S1Ep4: coronavirus and responding to computer viruses with Akshay Bhargava

We cover the week’s security headlines plus talk with Malwarebytes CPO Akshay Bhargava about the similarities in responding to computer viruses vs. real-life pandemics in episode 4 of Lock and Code.

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Lock and Code S1Ep3: Dishing on data privacy with Adam Kujawa

This week on the Lock and Code podcast, we talk with Labs director Adam Kujawa about the state of data privacy today, plus cover the security headlines of the week, including coronavirus scams, credit card skimmers, and more coronavirus.

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