Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we peered into the possible future of cybersecurity insurance, described the process for securing today’s managed service provider, and provided an in-depth explainer on the business espionage tactic known as “war shipping.”
Further, in considering the intersection of National Cybersecurity Awareness Month and National Domestic Violence Awareness Month, we gave a rundown on the current stalkerware landscape, including why it’s hard to protect against, and why Malwarebytes is committed to increasing security for users everywhere.
Other cybersecurity news
- Twitter users saw their phone numbers—which they had expressly provided for multifactor authentication security—also used for advertising purposes. (Source: Motherboard)
- Google researchers patched eight vulnerabilities found in its Chrome browser, just weeks after having patched four other vulnerabilities. (Source: Security Week)
- GitHub, despite facing employee backlash that accused the company of being “complicit in widespread human rights abuses,” will renew a $200,000 contract it has with US Immigration and Customs Enforcement. (Source: Silicon Angle)
- Three dozen civil rights groups demanded local, state, and federal officials to sever the current partnerships between Amazon’s home security company Ring and more than 400 law enforcement agencies. (Source: Motherboard)
- Email service Click2Mail suffered a data breach that may have compromised the names, account mailing addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of users. (Source: Dark Reading)
- A Singapore citizen faces 34 years in prison for allegedly using stolen Amazon AWS and Google Cloud computing services to mine cryptocurrency. (Source: Bleeping Computer)
- Bots and fake accounts powered by artificial intelligence have become increasingly adept at mimicking human behavior, according to new research from a team of computer scientists. (Source: Help Net Security)
- California passed a law banning the use of facial recognition software in police body cams. (Source: The Sacramento Bee)
Stay safe, everyone!