Report: Pandemic caused significant shift in buyer appetite in the dark web

The pandemic has had a ripple effect on all facets of life—even the criminal. A new report looks at how the dark web has changed post COVID.

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Lock and Code S1Ep12: Pinpointing identity and access management’s future with Chuck Brooks

This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Chuck Brooks, adjunct professor for Georgetown University’s Applied Intelligence Program , about identity and access management technology.

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Avoid these PayPal phishing emails

We cover some recent PayPal phish mails and link to anti-phish resources.

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HTTPS: why the green padlock is not enough

Cheap hosting deals offering free certificates have made the green padlock a less convincing sign of security. Here’s what to look for to ensure a website is safe to visit.

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A week in security (November 27 – December 03)

A compilation of notable security news and blog posts from Monday, November 27 to Sunday, December 3, including smart toys, another security breach, ransomware, and things to ponder when shopping for gifts this Christmas season.

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PayPal phish asks to verify transactions—don’t do it

We take a look at a batch of fake PayPal emails asking potential victims to visit a so-called resolution center to address unverified transactions.

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Advanced phishing tactics used to steal PayPal credentials

A new example was found of a phishing mail trying to get a hold of your PayPal login credentials by using a javascript sending them to a data_receiver_url

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“Your Account PayPal Has Been Limited” Phishing Scam

A phishing mail claims your PayPal account has been limited. We take a look at a number of sites which all seem to be related.

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A look at a PayPal phish in the making

With the surge in PayPal phishing emails, this phish PayPal page asks users to use a different browser from Chrome.

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A Week in Security (May 11 – 17)

Here’s a review of last week’s posts on Malwarebytes Unpacked: “Your Photos Are being Used” Phishing Lure (Fraud/Scam Alert) An old Facebook scam makes an appearance once more to cause slight worry and panic to users, especially when real-life cases of people using photos from others without consent is practiced by many. Paypal Phishing Flood (Fraud/Scam Alert) Malwarebytes researchers…

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