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Shlayer malware proves Apple devices aren't as secure as you think
"Apple never talks about malware publicly, and loves to give the impression that its systems are secure. Unfortunately, the opposite has been proven to be the case with great regularity."
New data reveals correlation between cyber attacks and work from home initiatives
“Our fundamental shift to working remotely has dramatically underscored the need for comprehensive security, as well as IT guidance and training to avoid breaches."
11 new orgs join fight against insidious Stalkerware
Founded last year, the Coalition Against Stalkerware brings together cybersecurity vendors, domestic violence organisations, and digital rights advocates.
Malwarebytes launches VPN service that won't track users
Malwarebytes says that while the solution is only available for Windows, it will be coming soon to Mac, Android, Chrome, and iOS.
New VP of engineering for Malwarebytes
Hyder is tasked with driving product development, innovation strategy, technical vision, and cloud operations.
Malwarebytes launches cloud platform designed for SMBs
Malwarebytes launches Malwarebytes Nebula, a new cloud platform with specific enterprise features but designed for small to medium businesses.
Malwarebytes enhances enterprise, channel cloud offerings
The company has launched an enhanced cloud platform and made its MSP partner programme generally available.
Malwarebytes adds former Dropbox CMO to its board
Malwarebytes has snapped up former Dropbox CMO Carolyn Feinstein as its newest member of the Malwarebytes board of directors.
Malwarebytes stalwart promoted to chief product officer
"Akshay has been an incredible partner with product development, enabling our long-term product vision. His leadership has been instrumental to our continued growth and success."
Education prime target for cyber attacks, report finds
"Students use an increasing number of devices - on campus, at home and on the go - connecting endpoints to both secure and unknown networks."
How the iPhone malware discovery affects Apple users – Malwarebytes
The malware implant has been patched, but iPhone users should ensure they’re running on the latest version of iOS (12.1.4) to leverage the security patches.
Business ransomware detections spiking - Malwarebytes
Ransomware attackers are targeting large, ill-prepared public and private organisations with easy-to-exploit vulnerabilities.
Malwarebytes appoints A/NZ MSP channel manager
Dani Ferguson will be a dedicated point of contact for Malwarebytes’ MSPs, driving efficiencies for partners.
Report: The murky world of malicious AI
"Imagine getting a video call from your boss telling you she needs you to wire cash to an account for a business trip that the company will later reimburse. DeepFakes could be used in incredibly convincing spear phishing attacks."
Voter vulnerabilities: Cybersecurity risks impact national elections
The outcome of elections have an enormous impact on the political and cultural landscape of any democratic society.
Ransomware attacks on the rise again - Malwarebytes
The report found that ransomware is seeing a 325% increase from previous year, and is the fourth-most detected threat against businesses in APAC.
Malwarebytes reveals APAC countries most targeted by malware
The report identifies increases in backdoors, cryptocurrency miners, and the use of exploits against their endpoints.
500 million impacted by Marriott database breach
A root cause of the breach is currently unknown, but Marriott indicated that the intruders encrypted the information before exfiltrating the data.
Security professionals are considering black hat activity - report
49% of global mid-market professionals were most likely to suggest that it's easy to get into cybercrime without getting caught.
Criminals aim for attack 'quality, not quantity' as malware volumes drop
The crime lull may be a continuation of Q1’s drop, but cryptominers, ransomware, and exploits have opted for ‘quality, not quantity’.
Exclusive: Why NZ is particularly vulnerable to cryptomining
Cryptomining is the newest cybersecurity threat dominating the headlines, but awareness of the attack method is still lacking among organisations.
Those Fortnite for Android links are maliciously fake
YouTube is starting to fill up with videos claiming they have Fortnite for Android available for download.
Apple reportedly taking steps to crack down on iPhone unlockers
Apple is reportedly taking a stand against those who use phone unlockers to access data on iPhones,
Malwarebytes selects DNA Connect as new Australian distributor
“We are excited to partner with DNA Connect to bring our solutions to Australian businesses ranging in size from the mid-market to the enterprise. "