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A week in security (March 2 – 8)


Last week at Malwarebytes Labs, we ended part 1 of our series on kid custody , requested how law enforcement can manage cybercriminals, also took a trip down the memory lane of ethical panic. We also looked at the positives and pitfalls of VPNs and analyzed our own progress in the fight against stalkerware, spyware, and tracking apps.

Other cybersecurity information Trouble strikes for working system gurus as over 670 Microsoft subdomains are found to be vulnerable to account takeover. (Source: Vullnerability)
A certified mistake: Plans to lose some 3 million web security certifications are shelved. (Source: The Register)
Surprise program strikes: “Hidden” programs are about the prowl for mobile users. (Source: Help Net Security)
Cathay Pacific airline was fined £500,000 for data protection failure,  following many different factors contributed to data becoming subjected online. (Source: BBC)
Cut up your cardsTESCO reissues 600,000 membership cards at the fallout in the brute force attack. (Source: Infosecurity Magazine)
Phishing email contains surprise package: Steer clear of this assault, which uses password-protected files as lure . (Source: ZDNet)
Zynga confront a potential class action suit after hackers obtained a large number of user accounts. (Source: Naked Security)
Cyber crossfire: Big names such as Tesla and SpaceX are caught up in a barrage of internet attacks. (Source: Forbes)
The UK’s Home Office was found in breach of GDPR principles 100 times because of a botched EU settlement strategy . (Source: ZDNet)
More coronavirus email scams: Be equally as mindful launching emails as you would shaking hands with a coughing coworker, as unscrupulous coronavirus scammers anticipate . (Source: liveMint)

Stay safe, everyone!

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