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Cybersecurity
Malwarebytes expands Nebula platform with DNS module
Malwarebytes has expanded its Nebula platform with a new DNS Filtering module designed to provide a quick, flexible, and comprehensive Zero Trust offering for Nebula users.
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Malware
Massive resurgence in cyberthreats following COVID-19 - report
There has been a massive resurgence in cyberthreats across multiple categories following pandemic-induced declines in 2020.
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Cybersecurity
Women and BAME individuals bear the brunt of cyber attacks - Malwarebytes research
Malwarebytes and non-profit partners have released a report revealing certain demographic groups are disproportionally impacted by cybercrime.
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Cybersecurity
Interpol announces it will join the Coalition Against Stalkerware
The international criminal police organisation Interpol has announced that it will join forces with the Coalition Against Stalkerware, which cybersecurity company Malwarebytes is a part of.
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Cybersecurity
Malwarebytes expands security protection suite for remote workers
Malwarebytes has announced the expansion of its protection suite and industry partnerships to incorporate more features to help protect remote workers.
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Malware
Malwarebytes expands protection suite, with focus on protecting remote workers
As part of the expansion, Malwarebytes has introduced new features to its platform to boost productivity for remote workers, including enhancements for its Brute Force Protection solution and its scan and detection engine. 
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Partnerships
Malwarebytes integrates with CrowdStrike for end-to-end enterprise security
Malwarebytes has announced it will offer its remediation solution to CrowdStrike customers to elevate and simplify enterprise remediation efforts.  
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Apple
Shlayer malware proves Apple devices aren't as secure as you think
"Apple never talks about malware publicly, and loves to give the impression that its systems are secure. Unfortunately, the opposite has been proven to be the case with great regularity."
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Cybersecurity
New data reveals correlation between cyber attacks and work from home initiatives
“Our fundamental shift to working remotely has dramatically underscored the need for comprehensive security, as well as IT guidance and training to avoid breaches."
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Malware
11 new orgs join fight against insidious Stalkerware
Founded last year, the Coalition Against Stalkerware brings together cybersecurity vendors, domestic violence organisations, and digital rights advocates.
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VPN
Malwarebytes launches VPN service that won't track users
Malwarebytes says that while the solution is only available for Windows, it will be coming soon to Mac, Android, Chrome, and iOS.
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Malware
New VP of engineering for Malwarebytes
Hyder is tasked with driving product development, innovation strategy, technical vision, and cloud operations.
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Cloud
Malwarebytes launches cloud platform designed for SMBs
Malwarebytes launches Malwarebytes Nebula, a new cloud platform with specific enterprise features but designed for small to medium businesses.
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Partner Programme
Malwarebytes enhances enterprise, channel cloud offerings
The company has launched an enhanced cloud platform and made its MSP partner programme generally available.
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Dropbox
Malwarebytes adds former Dropbox CMO to its board
Malwarebytes has snapped up former Dropbox CMO Carolyn Feinstein as its newest member of the Malwarebytes board of directors.
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Cybersecurity
Malwarebytes stalwart promoted to chief product officer
"Akshay has been an incredible partner with product development, enabling our long-term product vision. His leadership has been instrumental to our continued growth and success."
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Cybersecurity
Education prime target for cyber attacks, report finds
"Students use an increasing number of devices - on campus, at home and on the go - connecting endpoints to both secure and unknown networks."
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Apple
How the iPhone malware discovery affects Apple users – Malwarebytes
The malware implant has been patched, but iPhone users should ensure they’re running on the latest version of iOS (12.1.4) to leverage the security patches.
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Ransomware
Business ransomware detections spiking - Malwarebytes
Ransomware attackers are targeting large, ill-prepared public and private organisations with easy-to-exploit vulnerabilities.
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Channel Manager
Malwarebytes appoints A/NZ MSP channel manager
Dani Ferguson will be a dedicated point of contact for Malwarebytes’ MSPs, driving efficiencies for partners.
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Artificial Intelligence
Report: The murky world of malicious AI
"Imagine getting a video call from your boss telling you she needs you to wire cash to an account for a business trip that the company will later reimburse. DeepFakes could be used in incredibly convincing spear phishing attacks."
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Elections
Voter vulnerabilities: Cybersecurity risks impact national elections
The outcome of elections have an enormous impact on the political and cultural landscape of any democratic society. 
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Cloud
Ransomware attacks on the rise again - Malwarebytes
The report found that ransomware is seeing a 325% increase from previous year, and is the fourth-most detected threat against businesses in APAC.
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Malware
Malwarebytes reveals APAC countries most targeted by malware
The report identifies increases in backdoors, cryptocurrency miners, and the use of exploits against their endpoints.