It's not all fun and games with Pokemon Go. Here are ways you can play Pokémon Go safely while avoiding potential threats online:

No one has expected to see a mobile gaming app become so popular so fast and affect people the way it has. Indeed, the introduction of Pokémon Go—plus the sharp rise of popularity of augmented reality—has opened a lot of opportunities for cross-industry innovation and growth. Unfortunately, it’s not...
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We've covered the Neutrino and Magnitude exploit kits. Now we take a look at number #3, RIG EK and the different distribution paths using packet captures collected by our honeypot. The campaigns for distribution involve malvertising and compromised sites (much like all other EKs) but there is a nota...
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An Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is a prolonged, aimed attack on a specific target with the intention to compromise their system and gain information from or about that target. The target can be a person, an organization or a business.

An Advanced Persistent Threat (APT) is a prolonged, aimed attack on a specific target with the intention to compromise their system and gain information from or about that target. The target can be a person, an organization or a business.
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Jérôme Segura, lead malware intelligence analyst at Malwarebytes, said hackers try to pass off as legitimate as possible to not get caught.

The vast majority money stolen by hackers in "business email compromise" scams goes to banks in China and Hong Kong, according to the FBI.
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Are you a recent victim of ransomware? There is hope today as the keys for the Chimera ransomware have been leaked online.

Are you a recent victim of ransomware? There is hope today as the keys for the Chimera ransomware have been leaked online. A criminal going by the handle of Janus tweeted one of his competitor's (Chimera) keys in what is big and good news in the ransomware world.
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Cyber-criminals are getting smarter and have more tools to lure in unwary consumers. Here are some of the most popular methods—and ways to stay safe.

Cyber-criminals are getting smarter and have more tools to lure in unwary consumers. Here are some of the most popular methods—and ways to stay safe.
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It has been six months since David and Carol Martin, a Scottish couple in the UK, received the highest National Lottery pay out made to any winner to date. And scammers have been taking advantage of it for half a year now. Don't be misled by this so-called "donation scam".

It has been six months since David and Carol Martin, a Scottish couple in the UK, received the highest National Lottery pay out made to any winner to date. And scammers have been taking advantage of it for half a year now. Don't be misled by this so-
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Ransomware target everyone, including consumers, small businesses and major corporations.

Days before a big race, a Nascar team had its critical computer files held for ransom. Here's how you can protect yourself.
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We examine a cross-platform malware with a Mac payload and found the hackers behind it really didn't put that much effort into making it work on the Mac.

We examine a cross-platform malware with a Mac payload and found the hackers behind it really didn't put that much effort into making it work on the Mac.
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When you jump online, your computer uses an IP address to communicate—something easily found and exploited by cybercriminals. Here's how to hide your IP address from prying eyes.

When you jump online, your computer uses an IP address to communicate—something easily found and exploited by cybercriminals. Here's how to hide your IP address from prying eyes.
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Scammers send a well known verified account a "Please authorize this app to become verified" message. Confusion follows...

Scammers send a well known verified account a "Please authorize this app to become verified" message. Confusion follows.
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Why are these fake Malwarebytes tech support still in business? Here are a few of the structural forces that sometimes prevent us from smiting scammers for great justice.

A recently discovered adware called Window Range Manager aka Winrange uses Chrome components like SwiftShader and Widevine CDM to display 3D advertisements and deploys an Adobe Flash library, but fails to run on most systems.

A recently discovered adware called Window Range Manager aka Winrange uses Chrome components like SwiftShader and Widevine CDM to display 3D...
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Pokémon Go Malware Targets Impatient Mobile Gamers

Bulbasaurs and Snorlaxes aren't the only things some Pokémon Go players might be catching on their Android phones. Anyone trying to "side-load" Pokémon Go — and there will be plenty of people who do, as the game has so far been released only in Australia, New Zealand and the United States
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We have been tracking a malvertising campaign distributing the Cerber ransomware linked to the actor behind the Magnitude exploit kit for months.

Despite a global slowdown in exploit kit activity, this particular distribution channel has remained active and strong.

We're proud to be sponsoring Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)'s capture the flag contest at The Eleventh HOPE.

EFF's "Capture the Flag" hacking contest presents challenges including web hacking, reverse engineering, cryptography, forensics, and more.
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While overall exploit kit activity has been somewhat low during the past weeks, we have noted some changes in Neutrino, the leading EK in the post Angler era, as well as a spike in its use to infect victims via malvertising attacks.

The Neutrino developers have made some changes to the landing page source code as well as integrated a new exploit. The malware campaigns that once were Angler's continue to point to Neutrino including a large malvertising attack on top adult sites we detected a few days ago.
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Our Pokemon Go blog warning users about online scams became a Pokemon-style lure - for comment section drive-by scammers.

Our Pokemon Go blogpost warning users about online scams became a Pokemon-style lure - for comment section drive-by scammers.
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Race #1 for Malwarebytes and Leavine Family Racing Practice and Qualifying Day! Michael McDowell and the team look sporty this weekend!

Malwarebytes Anti-Malware wraps NASCAR #95

Ever wonder how they get all the shiny logos on a racing car? Thanks to the magic of time-lapse video, Malwarebytes, and Circle Sport – Leavine Family Racing...
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