End of line: supporting IoT in the home

Warranties which may not warranty, certificates which might fail to certify, lifespans which don’t match the length of cover promised. This could be IoT.

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A brief history of video game saves and data modification

We look at a history of saving game data in video games, and how it usually provides modders and hackers with the best chance of tampering with game data.

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Coronavirus campaigns lead to surge in malware threats, Labs report finds

Our latest, special edition for our quarterly CTNT report focuses on recent, increased malware threats which all have one, big thing in common—using coronavirus as a lure.

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Cybersecurity and the economy: when recession strikes

Could a recession brought on by the current COVID-19 pandemic cause an increase in cybercrime? Did cybercrime increase during the recession of 2009? Or is this just too complex a subject to pin down one way or the other?

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Online credit card skimming increased by 26 percent in March

Criminals are known to take advantage of events that capture people’s attention. This is true for any kind of attack that relies on social engineering, such as the phishing emails exploiting the Covid-19 pandemic. Certain events such as the current crisis not only get the attention of threat actors but they also lead to changes…

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Are our police forces equipped to deal with modern cybercrimes?

Police forces are working hard to keep up with the latest developments in cybercrime, training digital experts for the purpose. But is it enough? And is it happening across the globe?

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Introducing Lock and Code: a Malwarebytes Labs podcast

Malwarebytes is launching a podcast, called Lock and Code, on Monday, March 2, breaking down cybersecurity headlines and diving into complex issues with guest interviews. Tune in every two weeks.

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Misleading cybersecurity lessons from pop culture: how Hollywood teaches to hack

We take a look at some of the most famous (or infamous) hacking scenes from TV and movies and the cybersecurity lessons, if any, we can learn from them.

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