Coronavirus scams, found and explained

Here are some of the many coronavirus email scams that Malwarebytes spotted in the wild, with full details on what they say, what they’re lying about, and which malware they’re trying to install on your machine.

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A week in security (February 17 – 23)

A roundup of the previous week’s most notable security stories and events, including cloud identity management, a noteworthy Twitter scam-tastrophy, RobbinHood ransomware, and more.

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Why managed service providers (MSP) are critical for business continuity

What many don’t realize is that SMBs need the same level of protection from threats that are usually only afforded to enterprises. Managed service providers (MSPs) are the key to getting the protection and service they need while staying on budget.

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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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Malwarebytes Labs releases 2020 State of Malware Report

The 2020 State of Malware Report reveals how cybercriminals upped the ante on businesses, Mac threats outpaced PCs, and ransomware continued its targeted, deadly assault with new families in 2019. Learn all this and more in the full report, linked in our blog.

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Fintech security: the challenges and fails of a new era

The fintech industry has gone through some dramatic changes during the last decade and is still trying to adapt. Is security still one of their priorities?

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A week in security (January 20 – 26)

A roundup of the previous week’s most notable security stories and events, including tech support scams, deepfakes, and the latest ransomware attack in Florida.

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Tampa Bay Times hit with Ryuk ransomware attack

Florida newspaper The Tampa Bay Times suffered a Ryuk ransomware attack Thursday, making it the latest major victim of the notorious ransomware family that continues to rise in popularity.

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A week in security (January 6 – 12)

A cybersecurity news roundup from January 6–12, with a look at Phobos ransomware and a discovery of pre-installed malware on government-funded phones.

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Threat spotlight: Phobos ransomware lives up to its name

Phobos, which many believe was named after the Greek god of fear, isn’t as widespread as it was before nor is it more novel than your average ransomware. Yet, it remains a threat to consumers and businesses alike. We dive into Phobos ransomware and show users how to face their fears and protect against it.

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