A week in security (May 22 – May 28)

By Malwarebytes Labs

Last week we informed you about several new threats, including the android ransomware that targets Tencent users. This SLocker.fh masquerades as various legitimate apps to fool users into accepting escalated rights.

Or how about the potential danger of spilling Windows credentials for Chrome users. All they need you to do is to visit their site.

Some of these threats are so unsettling they even frighten us. We listed 5 cyberthreats to keep an eye on.

Also we brought you up to speed about RoughTed, a malvertising campaign that is is unique for its considerable scope ranging from scams to exploit kits, targeting a wide array of users via their operating system, browser, and geolocation to deliver the appropriate payload.

Other noteworthy news in cybersecurity:

Safe surfing, everyone!

The Malwarebytes Labs Team

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