A week in security (June 8 – 14)

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Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we looked into nasty search hijackers that worried a lot of Chrome users; a list of considerations for MSPs when looking for an RMM platform; the complaint faced by ParetoLogic, the company that issues SpeedyPC, a product that claims to find and remove various PC errors; and a ransomware attack that affected car manufacturers like Honda and Enel.

Other cybersecurity news

  • SEO attacks lured victims to gift card sites. (Source: Avast Blog)
  • It’s important to remain safe while working from home in the time of COVID-19. Other good advise can be found in this Help Net Security article.
  • Brave’s CEO apologized for adding affiliate links to URLs. (Source: Sophos’s Naked Security Blog)
  • A data breach from Babylon Health’s GP app happened early last week. (Source: The BBC)
  • Whoops! WhatsApp numbers appeared in Google search. (Source: The Register)
  • The FBI released a PSA about the increasing trend of banking app attacks. (Source: FBI PSA)
  • A privacy backlash ensued over Singapore’s contact tracing wearable devices. (Source: ThreatPost)
  • Going back to work after governments ease the lockdown has left many email inboxes a potential danger zone, according to security experts. (Source: Computer Weekly)
  • Twitter discovered and removed thousands of accounts tied to an operation that spread misinformation. (Source: The BBC)
  • Facebook worked with the FBI to take down a child predator. (Source: Vice)

Stay safe, everyone!

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