A week in security (July 20 – 26)

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Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, our Lock and Code podcast delved into Bluetooth and beacon technology. We also dug into APT groups targeting India and Hong Kong, covered a law enforcement bust, and tried to figure out when, exactly, a Deepfake is a Deepfake.

Other cybersecurity news

  • Insecure email addresses resulted in big-bucks sporting targets (Source: Silicon)
  • What do you do when a lack of backups meets a ransomware attack? (Source: Help Net Security)
  • Time to go underground: A study of what makes two leaked carding forums tick (Source: Sage Journals – access may be required)
  • Twitter provided an update on the latest compromise-related happenings (Source: Twitter)
  • Insurer “wins” the worst prize imaginable, in the form of the first charge under new cybersecurity rule violations (Source: The Register)
  • Google cloud services were misused by phishers (Source: IT Pro Portal)
  • An Apple co-founder was not impressed at how his image was being used on YouTube videos to push scams (Source: BBC)
  • FullFact provided a roundup of scams which exist, and scams which do exist, but not quite in the way you might think (Source: Full Fact)
  • Thieves in Europe found a new way to empty out ATM cash machines. (Source: Wired)
  • BlackRock, a new Android malware, was found stealing critical information, from bank accounts and other login credentials. (Source: Jagran Josh)

Stay safe!

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