Microsoft fixes seven zero-days, including two PuzzleMaker targets, Google fixes serious Android flaw

A great many patches from different vendors have been released in the June security updates for Microsoft, Android, SAP, Cisco, and Adobe.

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A week in security (January 11 – January 17)

A roundup of the past week’s breaking security news, from January 11 to January 17th.

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Adobe Flash Player reaches end-of-life

Adobe Flash Player has reached end-of-life. Here’s why you might want to uninstall 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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Bluetooth vulnerability can be exploited in Key Negotiation of Bluetooth (KNOB) attacks

Researchers called it KNOB, a clever attack against the firmware of a Bluetooth chip that can allow hackers to successfully hijack paired devices and steal their sensitive data. Are users at risk?

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Browser push notifications: a feature asking to be abused

Whoever invented browser push notifications must have been able to guess they would be abused for advertising. This post explains what they are and how to disable them.

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Fileless malware: getting the lowdown on this insidious threat

In this series of articles, we provide an in-depth discussion of fileless malware and their related attacks. In part one, we cover a brief overview of the problems with and general features of fileless malware, laying the groundwork for technical analysis of various samples employing fileless and semi-fileless methods.

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Free tools: Internet traffic monitoring

There are many reasons why you might want to start Internet traffic monitoring, especially if you’re a security enthusiast or amateur analyst. We list some free tools that have different use cases.

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Solution Corner: Malwarebytes Incident Response

We recently announced Malwarebytes Incident Response, a centralized threat detection and remediation platform that helps businesses accelerate their response workflows for these types of threats while reducing attack dwell times. Malwarebytes Incident Response scans networked endpoints for advanced threats including malware, PUPs, and adware, and removes them.

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The worm that spreads WanaCrypt0r

WanaCrypt0r is a ransomware infection that has spread through many corporate networks. Read a technical analysis of the worm that allowed it to do this.

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