A week in security (August 31 – September 6)

A round up of the previous week’s most interesting security news and happenings.

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Apple’s notarization process fails to protect

Apple introduced the concept of notarization to ensure any new software submitted to the App Store is malware-free. But is it all for show?

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A week in security (August 17 – 23)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from August 17 – 23, including our Enduring from Home report, and the impact of COVID-19 on healthcare security.

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‘Just tell me how to fix my computer:’ a crash course on malware detection

For the Luddites and the technologically challenged, this is your crash course on malware detection. Learn what it is, how it works, and why it’s important.

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Explosive technology and 3D printers: a history of deadly devices

We look at how successful hardware hacks can damage devices—and potentially even put lives at risk.

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Malspam campaign caught using GuLoader after service relaunch

We discovered a spam campaign distributing GuLoader in the aftermath of the service’s relaunch

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EncroChat system eavesdropped on by law enforcement

Dutch law enforcement cracked the encryption on EncroChat, a secure messaging platform popular with criminals, and made hundreds of arrests. But is this a dangerous precedent?

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A week in security (July 6 – 12)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from July 6 – 12, including a look at pre-installed malware on some Android phones, and a Mac malware mystery.

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Mac ThiefQuest malware may not be ransomware after all

We discovered a new Mac malware, ThiefQuest, that appeared to be ransomware at first glance. However, once we dug in deeper, we found out its true identity—and intention.

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Do Chromebooks need antivirus protection?

You may have heard that installing a Chromebook antivirus program is unnecessary. We take a look at the Chromebook’s security features and weigh in on whether that’s true.

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