A week in security (October 22 – 28)

A roundup of security news from October 22 to October 28, including more headaches for airlines, how to avoid being a victim of a sextortion scam, and problems with search engines, browsers, and email.

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Scammers use old browser trick to create fake virus download

A file downloaded to your computer says it’s a virus but turns out to just be a ploy used by tech support scammers.

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Mac malware intercepts encrypted web traffic for ad injection

New Mac malware has been found that intercepts encrypted traffic for the purpose of injecting ads into web pages. But could this adware be used for more devious purposes in the future?

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A week in security (October 8 – 14)

A roundup of the security news from October 8–14 including breaches, phishing attacks, and hacking tools.

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A week in security (September 17 – 23)

A roundup of the security news from September 17–23, including Android scams, massive WordPress compromises, and high fines for Equifax.

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A week in security (August 27 – September 2)

A round-up of the security news from August 27 – September 2, including ransomware, interesting talks during BlackHat, botnets, and the evils of JavaScript.

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A week in security (July 30 – August 5)

A roundup of the security news from July 30 – August 5, including cryptomining, big data, social engineering, and more.

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Trojans: What’s the real deal?

We take a fresh look at Trojans: the history of the term, the most popular threats over the years, the different types of Trojans, and their relationship with social engineering.

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A week in security (July 16 – July 22)

A round up of the security news from July 16 – July 22, including the release of our quarterly Cybercrime tactics and techniques report, breaches, airport security, bug bounties, and more.

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New macro-less technique to distribute malware

The latest macro-less technique to distribute malware via Office documents does not involve exploits. Just a little bit of social engineering.

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