Watch out for fake WhatsApp “New Incoming Voicemessage” emails

Scammers are using the popularity of messaging service WhatsApp to trick users into signing up for malvertising

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SoNot SoSafe: Android malware disguises itself as secure messaging app

SoSafe Chat, promoted as a secure messaging app for Android, is actually GravityRAT, a piece of malicious software that is known to spy on people and steal their data.

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“Free Steam game” scams on TikTok are Among Us

We look at a dubious free game offer via TikTok, and explore what the site owners expect you to do in order to snag a supposed freebie.

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Malvertising campaign on PornHub and other top adult brands exposes users to tech support scams

PornHub, RedTube and several other top adult sites have been showing visitors fake popup warnings leading to tech support scams.

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Malsmoke operators abandon exploit kits in favor of social engineering scheme

Threat actors behind malsmoke, one of the largest malvertising campaigns we’ve seen in recent months, have switched malware delivery tactics.

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Taurus Project stealer now spreading via malvertising campaign

The Taurus Project stealer gains an additional distribution vector via exploit kit.

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Lock and Code S1Ep15: Safely using Google Chrome Extensions with Pieter Arntz

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Pieter Arntz, malware intelligence researcher for Malwarebytes, about Google Chrome extensions.

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Malvertising campaigns come back in full swing

Threat actors monetize on adult traffic in several large malvertising campaigns.

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Copycat criminals abuse Malwarebytes brand in malvertising campaign

This fake, copycat Malwarebytes site was set up by cybercriminals to distribute malware in a malvertising campaign. We examine the campaign—and the criminals’ motives.

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Domen toolkit gets back to work with new malvertising campaign

We describe the latest malvertising campaign that uses Domen, an advanced social engineering toolkit.

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