Android Trojan GriftHorse, the gift horse you definitely should look in the mouth

The GriftHorse Android Trojan is a widespread campaign with millions of victims in over 70 countries.

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The Olympics: a timeline of scams, hacks, and malware

We look at a history of malware, hacks, phishes, bogus mobile apps, and more targeting the Olympic Games going back to 1996

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A week in security (February 15 – February 21)

A roundup of cybersecurity news from February 15 – 21, including Egregor, romance scams, insider threats, and more.

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Lock and Code S1Ep19: Forecasting IoT cybersecurity with John Donovan and Adam Kujawa

This week on Lock and Code, get a backstage pass to a Malwarebytes employee cybersecurity training about the future of protecting the Internet of Things.

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New Emotet delivery method spotted during downward detection trend

Emotet got a superficial facelift this week, hiding itself within a fake request asking users to update Microsoft Word to take advantage of new features.

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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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United States government-funded phones come pre-installed with unremovable malware

A US-funded government assistance program is selling budget-friendly mobile phones that come pre-installed with unremovable malicious apps. Malwarebytes Labs investigates the malware’s origins.

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Stealthy new Android malware poses as ad blocker, serves up ads instead

Since its discovery less than a month ago, a stealthy new Android malware has already been detected on over 500 devices, and it’s on the rise. Learn how this clever threat pretends to be an ad blocker and then hides itself on mobile devices, all while serving up tons of ads.

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Meet Extenbro, a new DNS-changer Trojan protecting adware

We found a new Trojan that uses aggressive techniques, including blocking access to security sites, to deliver an adware bundler. Read up on what Extenbro can do and how to get this pest off your system.

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Adware and PUPs families add push notifications as an attack vector

Push notifications are being added to the arsenal of PUPs, adware, and even a Trojan browser extension that spams Facebook groups.

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