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How a Pandemic Started a Trend Called Zoombombing

Zoom has seen hyper-growth during what IT teams are calling the "new normal." But that fame comes with a cost--the attention of hackers and security pros. … [Read more...]

Who is to Blame in Wake of a Data Breach?

We like to assign blame. It seems it’s human nature to be totally knowledgeable in areas that don’t involve us at all. … [Read more...]

4 Reasons WannaCry is Still An Issue Over 2 Years Later

Two years plus and counting and companies are still being impacted by WannaCry. Here are the four main reasons why an old exploit and ransomware is still an issue. … [Read more...]

Detecting and Defending Against Pass the Hash Attacks

A pass the hash attack is a common attack vector utilized by many adversaries. In this attack, a Windows username is paired with the hashed value of a Windows account password. Let's take a deeper look. … [Read more...]

Podcast – 12 Years Later: How the TJX Hack Changed Security and Compliance

In this episode of Defrag This, we’re taking a look back at one of the most monumental events in hacker history—the 2007 hack of TJX companies, which was, at the time, the biggest breach of consumer data in the history of the United States. … [Read more...]

Podcast : Top 6 Data Breaches of 2018

And here we are yet again. Another year and another array of data breaches to talk about over the course of the year. So what exactly defined 2018 when it came to data security? … [Read more...]

Marriott Hotels Discloses Data Breach Affecting 500M Customers

Today, the world's largest hotel chain, Marriott International, disclosed what may be turn out to be one of the largest data breaches in history. … [Read more...]

A week in security (October 29 – November 4)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we looked at a rogue cryptocurrency app installing backdoors, took a dive into the world of printer security, explored browser privacy tweaks, highlighted a music festival–themed breach, and introduced Malwarebytes for Chromebook. Other cybersecurity news Memory hacks? (Source: Secure List) Gandcrab: hugely popular (Source: BitDefender) Huge fines for cold callers … [Read more...]

Did China Pull off the Biggest Hardware Hack in History?

For years, there have been concerns of the Chinese government building backdoors and spying capabilities in to phones and hardware built on their soil, and now it seems those concerns are coming to head with a recent Bloomberg story that alleges that Chinese government agents installed thousands of spy chips into servers used by Amazon, Apple, and the US government. How true are these allegations, … [Read more...]