Instagram clamps down on fake messages with anti-phishing tool

We take a look at a new anti-phishing feature Instagram hopes will cut down on imitation messages and other social engineering attempts.

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Emotet malspam campaign uses Snowden’s new book as lure

Emotet starts a new week of malicious spam by promising a copy of Edward Snowden’s new book.

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Emotet is back: botnet springs back to life with new spam campaign

After months of laying dormant, the notorious Emotet is back, with its botnet spewing spam globally.

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Ryuk ransomware attacks businesses over the holidays

Over the holiday, a little-known ransomware family called Ryuk caused serious damage to numerous organizations. The attacks leave a lot of questions unanswered. What do we know so far?

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What’s in the spam mailbox this week?

We take a look at a few of the most notable spam emails in circulation over the last week, including a money muling scam, Apple phishes, and a sexploitation message featuring old, but real, passwords.

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Five easy ways to recognize and dispose of malicious emails

What should you check for to determine if an email is spam or malicious? Here are five red flags to look for—and what to do with those malicious emails when you find them.

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Internet Shortcut used in Necurs malspam campaign

The Necurs gang tries out a new trick to load malware and bypass security defenses.

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Labs CTNT report shows shift in threat landscape to cryptomining

What did we learn about cybercrime in the quarterly Labs CTNT report? Malicious cryptomining has taken over in 2018, and it’s leaving all other malware families behind.

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Know your threats: the nine scariest malware monsters

It’s been a particularly ghoulish year in cybersecurity, from Russian hacks to ransomware outbreaks. The bad boogey man in the black hoodie has been pulling one over the collective public. It’s dark and creepy, but users refuse to stop peeking behind the door. It’s enough to make even the most grizzled IT admin run for…

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Old MS Office feature weaponized in malspam attacks

An old Microsoft Office feature has been brought back to the forefront as way to distribute malware without relying on macros or exploits.

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