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This Vicious New Malware Freezes Apple Computers

This Vicious New Malware Freezes Apple Computers

The hack can cause a computer to continuously open iTunes or create emails.
This Vicious New Malware Freezes Apple Computers

This Vicious New Malware Freezes Apple Computers

The hack can cause a computer to continuously open iTunes or create emails.
This real-time map of antivirus fails is roasting MalwareBytes’ competitors

This real-time map of antivirus fails is roasting MalwareBytes’ competitors

MalwareBytes wants to prove it's the best security software out there, by highlighting where other antivirus firms are failing to protect their users – and it has a fancy heat map to do it. The post
Stealth Cryptocurrency Mining Sites Can Now Run Even After You Close Your Browser

Stealth Cryptocurrency Mining Sites Can Now Run Even After You Close Your Browser

Black hat cryptocurrency mining, based in web browsers, is spreading online -- and now we're seeing attempts to prevent users from noticing their hardware is still monitoring after they close the

Cryptocurrency mining site hijacked millions of Android phones

Smartphone users are just as vulnerable to cryptocurrency mining hijacks as their PC counterparts, and sometimes on a dramatic scale. Malwarebytes has detailed a "drive-by" mining campaign that
Millions of Android users are at risk from ‘drive-by’ cryptomining

Millions of Android users are at risk from ‘drive-by’ cryptomining

According to security firm Malwarebytes, millions of Android devices could be secretly mining cryptocurrency and it could be wrecking your phone. Make sure you're not infected and find out how to fix
The best free antivirus platforms for Mac in 2019

The best free antivirus platforms for Mac in 2019

Malware protection is more important than ever, even if you eschew Windows in favor of Apple's desktop platform. Thankfully, protecting your machine is as easy as choosing from the best free antivirus
Back-to-college tech for minimalists and the over-prepared

Back-to-college tech for minimalists and the over-prepared

Heading back to college with the best gear is the only push that some students need to get things moving in the right direction.
Apple’s unsafe Mac App Store is simply inexcusable

Apple’s unsafe Mac App Store is simply inexcusable

Multiple reports have indicated top apps in the Mac App Store have been stealing sensitive data right. Not only did Apple fail to properly vet them, it ignored warnings from security researchers for

A new CSS-based web attack will crash and restart your iPhone

A security researcher has found a new way to crash and restart any iPhone — with just a few lines of code. Sabri Haddouche tweeted a proof-of-concept webpage with just 15 lines of code which, if
The best antivirus is not traditional antivirus

The best antivirus is not traditional antivirus

By Kevin PurdyThis post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission.
Malwarebytes says business cyberattacks surged 55% in Q3, but malicious cryptocurrency mining fell 26%

Malwarebytes says business cyberattacks surged 55% in Q3, but malicious cryptocurrency mining fell 26%

Cybercriminals seem to be increasingly concentrating their significant firepower on businesses and their treasure troves of data rather than on individuals, according to a new report from

Crypto Price Tracker Poses Malware Threat for Macs: Report

A legitimate-looking cryptocurrency price tracker app may also be monitoring users' keystrokes, according to Malwarebytes.

Malwarebytes: Get rid of digital threats for free

Everyone lives on the internet. Unfortunately, that makes you a high-risk candidate for a cyber attack, be it through malware hiding on your computer, phishing scams in your email, or straight up
Malwarebytes reports consumer cyberattacks dropped as hackers target businesses

Malwarebytes reports consumer cyberattacks dropped as hackers target businesses

Malwarebytes said in a new report that cyberattacks on businesses soared in 2018 while consumer hacks dipped from the previous year.
Tufts expelled a student for grade hacking. She claims innocence

Tufts expelled a student for grade hacking. She claims innocence

As she sat in the airport with a one-way ticket in her hand, Tiffany Filler wondered how she would pick up the pieces of her life, with tens of thousands of dollars in student debt and nothing to show

How Marcin Kleczynski went from message boards to founding anti-malware startup Malwarebytes

Marcin Kleczynski is a shining example of the American dream. A Polish-born immigrant turned naturalized citizen, Kleczynski grew up in the Chicago suburbs spending much of his time on computers and
Peloton IPO, VC alternatives, privacy at Apple, and cybersecurity returns

Peloton IPO, VC alternatives, privacy at Apple, and cybersecurity returns

ICYMI: As Peloton files for IPO, can its live fitness gamification model extend to other verticals? Peloton confidentially filed for its IPO today, and the juggernaut fitness company is positioned to
Artificial Intelligence Is About to Make Ransomware Hack Attacks Even Scarier

Artificial Intelligence Is About to Make Ransomware Hack Attacks Even Scarier

Ransomware powered by artificial intelligence could give exploits such as RobbinHood and WannaCry a potent new makeover.
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