Deepfakes and the 2020 United States election: missing in action?

We look at whether the 2020 United States election will be plagued by deepfakes, or if it’s not the concern experts once thought it was.

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Introducing VideoBytes, by Malwarebytes Labs

This week, we’re launching VideoBytes, a new video series featuring research from Adam Kujawa, security evangelist and a director for Malwarebytes Labs.

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Facebook Phishers Lure Users with Free Video App

Recently, we’ve seen a phishing campaign that baits users with a free “Facebook video application”. It’s specifically targeting users who understand Spanish.

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Scammers Exploit Alton Towers Crash with Fake YouTube Video

Scammers latch onto the recent Alton Towers roller coaster crash with a fake video / survey sign-up combination.

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Celine Dion’s Official Site Used as Spam Launchpad

When we see posts online of “free video streaming”, they are usually on sites that offer free registration and nonexclusive posts. Official sites of celebrities as spam launchpads are unimaginable. There are, of course, some exceptions.

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Don’t Share this Fake Flight QZ8501 Video on Facebook

Scammers are using a recent tragic plane crash as bait for their fake Facebook videos.

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“A Man Jumped on the Mall” Facebook Scam

Fake Facebook video wants you share the video and do some extra work and downloads before not viewing it.

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Fake Government Warning Leads to Bogus Infection Pictures

Fake Government warnings and shock imagery? Must be another attempt at a Facebook scam.

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Fake Private Videos Offer Surveys, EXEs and .XPI Installs

Fake private videos get you to click and download shady programs.

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The Life and Death of a “Facebook Video” Campaign

The big red click to play button on this fake video page downloads an exe instead of playing a “viral” video.

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