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Tips for safe summer travels: your cybersecurity checklist

Posted: June 8, 2018 by Pieter Arntz Last updated: June 7, 2018 Summer is just around the corner in the Northern Hemisphere, and with it comes vacation plans for many. Those looking to take some time away from work and home are likely making plans to secure their...

HTTPS: why the green padlock is not enough

Posted: May 9, 2018 by Pieter Arntz When goods get sold in large quantities, the price goes down. This might not be the first law of economics, but it’s applicable. An extrapolation of this is that if there are practically no production costs and no raw materials...

SEO poisoning: Is it worth it?

Posted: May 29, 2018 by Pieter Arntz Search Engine Optimization (SEO) poisoning basically comes down to getting your web page high in the rankings for relevant search results without buying advertisements or using legitimate, but tedious, SEO best practices. Instead,...

Social media: A treasure trove of spam and scams

Posted: June 5, 2018 by Pieter Arntz There are two kinds of spam associated with social media. There are spam ads that actually live on social media, and there is spam that comes in your inbox, courtesy of social media. Both thrive by using data from your social media...

.@Malwarebytes #AdwCleaner 7.2.0 has been released!

.@Malwarebytes #AdwCleaner 7.2.0 has been released! It contains a lot of detection improvements and capabilities, has an refreshed sidebar... And also support the installation of Malwarebytes 3 in two clicks for a deeper scan! Get it here:...

GDPR causes a flood of new policies

GDPR causes a flood of new policies Posted: May 15, 2018 by Pieter Arntz The European Union claims that the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), which comes to term on May 25, is the most important change in data privacy regulation in 20 years. Many companies...

Seven security tips for staying safe on an iPhone

Seven security tips for staying safe on an iPhone Posted: May 16, 2018 by Thomas Reed Last updated: May 15, 2018 iPhones have a reputation for being notoriously secure. After all, they caused quite the kerfuffle between Apple and the FBI because they are, from the...

Fake Malwarebytes helpline scammer caught in the act

Fake Malwarebytes helpline scammer caught in the act Posted: May 17, 2018 by Charles Campenni Last updated: May 16, 2018 An estimated one in every 10 American adults lost money in a cyber scam in the past 12 months, according to a report released by the FTC earlier in...

A look into Drupalgeddon’s client-side attacks

A look into Drupalgeddon’s client-side attacks Posted: May 18, 2018 by Jérôme Segura Drupal is one of the most popular Content Management Systems (CMS), along with WordPress and Joomla. In late March 2018, Drupal was affected by a major remote code execution...

SamSam ransomware: what you need to know

Posted: May 1, 2018 by Christopher Boyd SamSam ransomware is a custom infection used in targeted attacks, often deployed using a wide range of exploits or brute-force tactics. Based on our own run-ins with the infection, we’ve observed that attacks were made on...

Malwarebytes CrackMe 2: try another challenge

Posted: April 27, 2018 by hasherezade Last November, we released the first edition of the Malwarebytes CrackMe. Encouraged by the positive response we received from the security community, we decided to repeat the game, hopefully making it even more interesting and...

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