|A roundup of the past week’s breaking security news, from January 11 to January 17th.
Categories: A week in security
|CISA has issued a warning about several recent successful cyberattacks against various organizations’ cloud services
The post Cybercriminals want your cloud services accounts, CISA warns appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
|Not everything on Facebook is a scam, thankfully, but there are some nasty ones that could potentially ruin the Yuletide season for you. Here are some tips on keeping safe.
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|We look at a major tax scam bust in the US, and think about ways to keep tax details safe for the next tax season.
Categories: Social engineering
|This week on Lock and Code, we talk to Doug Levin, founder of the K12 cybersecurity resource center , about how schools can plan for a cybersecure 2021.
The post Lock and Code S1Ep21: Lesson planning your school’s cybersecurity with Doug Levin appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
|With the COVID-19 virus still very much at large and the holiday season just around the corner, scams, too, are on the hype. Here’s what to look out for and what to do to protect yourself.
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The post The many ways you can be scammed on Facebook, part I appeared first on Malwarebytes Labs.
|With the promise of a mostly online Black Friday 2020, we offer up some tips for keeping yourself safe over the upcoming sales frenzy.
|In this week in security (November 9 – November 15), we look at RegretLocker, the future of IoT cybersecurity, and far more.
Categories: A week in security
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|Universities are a hot target for malware right now. In this latest attack, a threat actor was targeting the University of British Columbia with the goal of distributing ransomware.
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