A week in security (Oct 25 – Oct 31)

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Last week on Malwarebytes Labs

  • Beyond the VPN: Ultimate online privacy with the Tor Project’s Isabela Bagueros: Lock and Code S02E20
  • Patch now to bypass Firefox add-ons that abuse the proxy API to deny updates
  • How social media mistakes can impact cybersecurity
  • Update now! Apple patches bugs in iOS and iPadOS
  • Watch out for the Steam skin “free knife” scam
  • What is fileless malware?
  • Threat profile: Ranzy Locker ransomware
  • Shrootless: Microsoft finds Apple macOS vulnerability
  • Tips to protect your data, security, and privacy from a hands-on expert
  • Update your OptinMonster WordPress plugin immediately
  • The return of the Malwarebytes CrackMe

Other cybersecurity news

  • Cream Finance skimmed by crooks: $130m in crypto assets stolen (Source: The Register)
  • Google Chrome abused to deliver malware as “legit” Win10 app (Source: ThreatPost)
  • TA525 criminal group using “Squid game” lures for Dridex Malware (Source: ZDNet)
  • A malware prevention strategy to complement StopRansomware(dot)gov (Source: GCN)
  • Snake malware biting hard on 50 apps for only $25 (Source: Bleeping Computer)
  • Phishing emails use QR codes to bypass defences and steal Microsoft 365 usernames and passwords (Source: ZDNet)
  • BBB warns about scams for holiday season (Source: SiLive)
  • Russian hackers used home networks to evade detection (Source: Bloomberg)
  • This AI predicts how old children are (Source: Wired)
  • Europol detains hackers behind 2019 Norsk Hydro ransomware attack (Source: TechCrunch)

Stay safe, everyone!

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