Dating site hackMay 27, 2015
Adult Friend Finder website hacked. Millions of users’ info exposed. NBC Bay Area interviews Malwarebytes CEO Marcin Kleczynski on what the impact is.Read More
Scam alert: New Facebook scam wants to steal your login and your moneyMay 27, 2015
Another day, another scam — but this one might have the potential to rope in unsuspecting people at an above average rate. A new wave of messages is sweeping Facebook, and it may be an easy one for some people to fall for considering how enthusiastic they are about Facebook.
Can antivirus software ‘cure’ my sick computer?May 26, 2015
Some computer viruses can limit your ability to properly install and run protection software. If you want to try to eliminate existing bugs, we recommend downloading and running the free Malwarebytes Anti-Malware scanner. If necessary, you can download it on another computer, then transfer over the program using a USB flash drive.Read More
Buying a PC this year? Here’s what you need to know about bloatwareMay 26, 2015
So should customers have more of a say in how PCs are sold and the programs that are installed as soon as they open up the box?
“Absolutely. The amount of junk that comes with a new machine today is unreasonable,” says Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of anti-malware solution Malwarebytes. “Providing an easier removal option or making the bundled software opt-in would go a long way for the consumer.”
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Your worst hacking nightmares – and likely more to comeMay 23, 2015
Hackers are relentless, talented at stealing data and getting better. And most companies don’t properly guard your data. Anthem. AOL. Target. Snapchat. But we give them our secrets anyway.
“Hopefully some good comes out of this and some people understand the real threats,” said Marcin Kleczynski, CEO of computer protection software maker Malwarebytes. “Maybe they will take steps to protect themselves and their data a little more.”
WARNING: Messages from ‘Facebook Recovery’ Are ScamsMay 22, 2015
Facebook users: If you receive messages from an account titled “Facebook recovery,” report them at once and do not follow the directions. They are part of a scam.
Jovi Umawing of Malwarebytes Labs provided details in a blog post, saying that victims are directed to a payment page, where their credit-card information is requested.Read More
Info-stealing Malware Found in GTA VMay 20, 2015
Grand Theft Auto fans have been warned off loading two game modifications (mods) which were found to contain hidden trojan malware designed to steal sensitive information from their machines.
“Assembly loaders are becoming more popular, another was used not long ago in the xtube exploit malware that was identified as Cryptowall. With .NET being installed on almost every Windows computer nowadays, malware authors have a high chance of success using .NET to deliver malware,” he claimed in a blog post.Read More
Fake bitly links used to distribute malware, spamMay 20, 2015
Attackers are increasingly using imitation Bitly links to distribute malware and spam, according to Malwarebytes.Read More
Beware Of The “Grand Theft Auto V” Malware ModsMay 19, 2015
Security firm Malwarebytes have analyzed the mischievous files circulated through the scam – acknowledged by the security firm as Trojan-Agent-TRK – in their latest blog post.Read More
Sally Beauty Confirms Second Data Breach In As Many YearsMay 19, 2015
Malwarebytes CEO Marcin Kleczynski said by email that the breach makes it clear that the financial industry needs to work harder to improve payment security. “We can do this by employing, or at least experimenting with, numerous security technologies like two factor authentication, Chip and PIN and even dynamic card numbers,” he said.Read More