300 shades of gray: a look into free mobile VPN apps

Mobile VPN apps are one of the best tools for protecting user privacy. Unfortunately, a notable number of are deemed unsafe. Read on to find out how to assess the best mobile VPN for you.

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Say hello to Lord Exploit Kit

In this blog, we take a look at a new exploit kit distributed via malvertising that calls itself Lord EK.

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Threat Spotlight: Sodinokibi ransomware attempts to fill GandCrab void

There’s a new ransomware-as-a-service (RaaS) in town, and it can twist tongues for giggles as much as twist organizations’ arms for cash. Get to know the Sodinokibi ransomware, including how to protect against this fledgling threat.

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Fake jquery campaign leads to malvertising and ad fraud schemes

We look for answers in a long-running and yet mysterious malware campaign that has compromised thousands of websites to date.

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GreenFlash Sundown exploit kit expands via large malvertising campaign

The GreenFlash exploit kit, which we typically saw targeting South Korean users, reaches globally with a large malvertising campaign via a popular website.

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Recipe for success: tech support scammers zero in via paid search

We take a deep dive into the recently reported Azure-hosted tech support scam pages, identifying this as one of the most successful scam campaigns in use today.

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How gamers can protect against increasing cyberthreats

We take a look at the various cyberthreats video gamers may encounter online, their real-world consequences, and what users can do to protect themselves.

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Plugin vulnerabilities exploited in traffic monetization schemes

The latest round of vulnerable WordPress plugins leads to an active traffic monetization campaign via hacked websites.

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Partnerstroka: Large tech support scam operation features latest browser locker

Tech support scammers belonging to the Partnerstroka group are once again abusing browsers, this time with a new browlock feature to reel in more victims, in one of the biggest campaigns we’ve ever tracked.

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How to block ads like a pro

In part one of this series, we had a look at a few reasons why you should block ads on your network and devices. In the second part, we’ll cover a few of the common ad blocking utilities and how to best configure those tools for maximum effectiveness.

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