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Advanced phishing tactics used to steal PayPal credentials

Phishers are back to using an old tactic in a new fashion to get hold of their victims’ credentials. One of the first lessons you will learn during anti-phishing training is to hover over the links in a mail to … Continue reading

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Malwarebytes Anti-Malware Explained: Usage, Video and Download

Learn how to use this powerful virus removal application. Malwarebytes Anti-Malware is a powerful and effective program made to remove various types of malware agents from infected computers, such as viruses, Trojans, worms, dialers and rootkits. It’s wrapped in a clean … Continue reading

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Qbot malware resurfaces with renewed powers ready to steal your banking credentials

Qbot — also known as Qakbot — is a form of malware that’s been around for a number of years, but security researchers at Cisco Talos have noted that it has returned with a vengeance. Once installed the malware steals … Continue reading

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GsearchFinder hijackers add extra Firefox profile

Author’s Note: We at Malwarebytes continue to do our part in educating our product users and constant blog readers about day-to-day online threats and how they can avoid falling prey to them. “PUP Friday”, our latest attempt at getting users … Continue reading

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Atmos, the Citadel Trojan successor is in the wild

Security experts from the Heimdal Security firm are issuing an alert on the Atmos malware which is the successor of the dreaded Citadel Trojan. Months ago, the author of the dreaded Citadel malware was sentenced to prison, but in the same … Continue reading

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Malware is being signed with multiple digital certificates to evade detection

Malware authors are signing threats with multiple digital certificates to account for a shift from SHA1 to SHA2. Symantec has recently observed various malware families seen in the wild signed with multiple digital certificates. As seen with Suckfly, valid, legitimate certificates … Continue reading

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Can malware detect that it’s running in your sandbox?

If you think an application is suspicious, then you might run it in a sandbox, a virtual machine, maybe use a debugger, and watch what it does. And if nothing happens then that means it’s safe. Right? Well, maybe not. … Continue reading

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