Cybercrime tactics & techniques Q2 2018

The last quarter is likely the last hurrah of the campaigns and attacks we’ve been seeing over the last 6 months. What comes next may completely change the game. Check out our latest Cybercrime Tactics & Techniques report to find out more about what you may encounter next quarter.

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We block shady ad blockers

Some of you have reached out to us concerning Malwarebytes blocking of certain Ad blocking extensions, or an influx in web blocking notifications.  First things first, this is not a False Positive. 

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Did my comment on your blog get lost?

Automatic filters on our blog sometimes catch benign comments by accident. However, they also protect users from spammers, scammers, and malicious links. Read on to learn about our comment policy: what we block and why.

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A week in security (April 30 – May 6)

A roundup of security news from April 30 – May 6, including Necurs malspam, Spartacus ransomware, Twitter passwords, and cybersecurity studies.

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A week in security (April 09 – April 15)

A roundup of the security news from April 09 – April 16, including fake updates, safe messaging, and Facebook spammers. And our quarterly CTNT report is out.

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Gartner recognizes Malwarebytes as a “Visionary” in the Magic Quadrant

Gartner has recognized Malwarebytes as a “visionary” in the 2018 Gartner Magic Quadrant for Endpoint Protection Platforms. Malwarebytes was selected for its completeness of vision and ability to execute.

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Stripchat bot spells block

Learn why Malwarebytes is blocking a sub-domain of an adult website.

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Why is Malwarebytes blocking Coinhive?

Since September 19, the number two most frequently blocked website for our customers has been coinhive.com. This post will describe what CoinHive is, what it is doing, and why we are blocking it.

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Exhibition: it-sa Nuremberg

Malwarebytes attends it-sa in Germany—Europe’s largest expo for IT security. Post written in English and German.

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Labs report: summer ushers in unprecedented season of breaches

In this edition of the Malwarebytes Cybercrime Tactics and Techniques report, we saw a number of high profile breaches targeting the personal information of hundreds of millions of people. We also observed shifts in malware distribution, the revival of some old families, and found cases of international tech support scams.

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