WhatsApp fix goes live after targeted attack on human rights lawyer

A fix was rolled out for a WhatsApp vulnerability, which was used to inject spyware into mobile devices and target a human rights lawyer.

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Sophisticated threats plague ailing healthcare industry

Black hat hackers are after patient healthcare data, and such breaches will only intensify. Which forms of malware are behind the attacks? We take a look at the advanced threats targeting a sector struggling to keep up.

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Say hello to Baldr, a new stealer on the market

Baldr is a new stealer that is being actively developed and distributed. Will it be able to compete in this crowded arena?

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A week in security (September 3 – 9)

A roundup of the security news from September 3 – 9, including spyware going mainstream, Mac App Store apps stealing and abusing customer data, and Fortnite install concerns.

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When spyware goes mainstream

Considering using spyware to surveil a cheating partner or keep an eye on the kiddos? Think again. Learn the telltale signs of spyware and why this suddenly mainstream malware needs to go back underground.

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Labs CTNT report shows shift in threat landscape to cryptomining

What did we learn about cybercrime in the quarterly Labs CTNT report? Malicious cryptomining has taken over in 2018, and it’s leaving all other malware families behind.

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Solution Corner: Malwarebytes for Mac

Mac users have been told for years: Macs don’t get viruses. That’s not true! Stay protected with Malwarebytes for Mac.

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Information stolen? What now?

Identifying and removing the malware is our job, but what do you need to do yourself, to control the aftermath of malware that steals interesting information from an infected computer?

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Unpacking the spyware disguised as antivirus

Recently we got access to several elements of the espionage toolkit that has been captured attacking Vietnamese institutions. During the operation, the malware was used to dox 400,000 members of Vietnam Airlines.

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Shakti Trojan: Technical Analysis

Recently, we took a look at the interesting Trojan found by Bleeping Computer. Our small investigation on its background and possible attribution has led us to the conclusion that this threat is in reality not new – probably it has been designed in 2012 for the purpose of corporate espionage operations. Yet it escaped from…

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