Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, our podcast featured Adam Kujawa, who talked us through our 2021 State of Malware report.
We cover our own research on:
- Royal mail parcel scam
- How your iPhone can tell you if you’re being stalked
- Careers in cybersecurity
- ProxyLogon PoC whack-a-mole
- Teen behind 2020 Twitter hack pleads guilty
- FBI warns of increase in PYSA ransomware attacks targeting education
- Apple shines and buffs Mac security
- Mother charged with using deepfakes to shame daughter’s cheerleading rivals
- HelloKitty: When Cyberpunk met cy-purr-crime
- NFTs explained: daylight robbery on the blockchain
- Report reveals scale of Business Email Compromise losses
- Resident Evil 8 the latest game plagued by fake demos and scams
Other Cybersecurity news
- College experiences sharp end of ransomware: 8 campuses close with teaching moved online, after ransomware attack takes over key systems (Source: SCCB)
- Smart targets: Research suggests smart doorbells make your home a more attractive proposition for criminals (Source: The Register)
- CopperStealer running riot: malware racks up big infection numbers at the start of 2021 (Source: SCMagazine)
- Trouble in the club house: Fake Android app pretends to be social media app ClubHouse (Source: Infosecurity Magazine)
- FBI alert: Phishing mails spreading “sophisticated” malware (Source: ZDNet)
- Young adults under fire: It’s not just older generations threatened by scams and fakery (Source: GoErie)
- Bogus giveaway scams on the prowl: Edmonton businesses warn of social media impersonations (Source: Global News CA)
- Taxing times: Fake tax mails come bearing Remote Access Trojans (Source: Bank Info Security)
- Twitter compromise leads to gaming scam: NHS Boss suffers Twitter account takeover, which is used to push Playstation 5 sales (Source: BBC)
- Banking on security: reports suggest bank industry hardware may provide inroads for wily attackers (Source: Forbes)
Stay safe, everyone!
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