Coronavirus campaigns lead to surge in malware threats, Labs report finds

Our latest, special edition for our quarterly CTNT report focuses on recent, increased malware threats which all have one, big thing in common—using coronavirus as a lure.

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Coalition Against Stalkerware bulks up global membership

The Coalition Against Stalkerware brought aboard 11 new organizations to address the potentially dangerous capabilities of stalkerware.

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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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Windows 7 is EOL: What next?

Windows 7 is EOL, meaning it’s reached the end of its lifecycle. It’s time to move on to a more secure OS—but that doesn’t mean you no longer need security software.

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Threat spotlight: RobbinHood ransomware takes the driver’s seat

RobbinHood a is a ransomware family that specifically targets organizations using a vulnerable kernel driver to prepare systems for encryption. Learn how to protect against it.

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Would ‘Medicare for All’ help secure health data?

Beyond the usual arguments on this subject, we wanted to ask the question: Are there any security risks we need to be worried about if the United States were to switch to ‘Healthcare for All’ policies?

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Malwarebytes teams up with security vendors and advocacy groups to launch Coalition Against Stalkerware

Today, Malwarebytes is announcing its participation in a joint effort to stop invasive digital surveillance: the Coalition Against Stalkerware.

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Browser Guard combats privacy abuse, tracking, clickbait, and scammers

The free Malwarebytes Browser Guard extension combats privacy abuse, user tracking, clickbait, unwanted advertisements, and tech support scammers while offering granular control and faster browsing.

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Ransomware isn’t just a big city problem

The city of Baltimore has experienced a very public ransomware attack. But in a season of increasing ransomware detections among organizations, they’re not alone. See which cites have been most impacted by ransomware and what organizations can do to develop resilience against attacks.

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A user’s right to choose: Why Malwarebytes detects Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs)

By identifying and detecting Potentially Unwanted Programs (PUPs), Malwarebytes protects its users while giving them the right to choose whether they continue using their services. Learn why we do this, and how software programs can be reconsidered as legitimate under our PUP criteria.

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