The face of tomorrow’s cybercrime: Deepfake ransomware explained

Deepfake ransomware is a mighty combination that several security experts fear would happen soon. But what is it exactly? Is it deepfake with a ransomware twist? Or ransomware with a sprinkling of deepfake tech?

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A zero-day guide for 2020: Recent attacks and advanced preventive techniques

Zero-day vulnerabilities—and their potential, related attacks—can drive any security team mad. Here’s how you can bulk up your defenses.

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Facial recognition: tech giants take a step back

Some of the big players in the field of facial recognition announced they will not provide their technology to law enforcement while there is no governing law.

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Deepfakes laws and proposals flood US

In a rare example of legislative haste, roughly one dozen state and federal bills were introduced in the past 12 months to regulate deepfakes, the relatively modern technology that some fear could upend democracy.

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Rules on deepfakes take hold in the US

Rather than creating new policies or crimes for deepfakes—like making it illegal to use them to deceive—the NDAA seeks a better understanding to the burgeoning technology.

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How brain-machine interface (BMI) technology could create an Internet of Thoughts

Several companies are developing brain-machine interface (BMI) technologies for medical applications in the near future. Will this lead to connecting the human brain to the cloud, creating an Internet of Thoughts? Or will practical, ethical, and security concerns stop progress.

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Labs report: Malicious AI is coming—is the security world ready?

Malwarebytes Labs’ latest report looks at the near-future reality of malicious artificial intelligence (AI), evaluating how the technology is being used today, and how it realistically might be abused in the next few years.

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A week in security (June 10 – 16)

A roundup of security news from June 10–16, including MegaCortex, the latest news on privacy, the abuse of Twitter’s Lists feature, and more.

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New ‘Under the Radar’ report examines modern threats and future technologies

Malwarebytes released a new report called “Under the Radar: The Future of Undetected Malware” that takes a look at current threats using next generation tricks, and how current security technologies stand up to these threats, as well as the threats to come.

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New ‘Under the Radar’ report examines modern threats and future technologies

Malwarebytes released a new report called “Under the Radar: The Future of Undetected Malware” that takes a look at current threats using next generation tricks, and how current security technologies stand up to these threats, as well as the threats to come.

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