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Malwarebytes selects DNA Connect as new Australian distributor
“We are excited to partner with DNA Connect to bring our solutions to Australian businesses ranging in size from the mid-market to the enterprise. "
Today is World Password Day: Here’s what the experts think
Microsoft hails the death of passwords. What are other security experts saying? Comments from Malwarebytes, CyberArk, Vault Systems, ESET & SailPoint.
Compromised websites spreading Chtonic banking trojan
Affected websites that use outdated versions of WordPress, Joomla and Squarespace content management systems may be compromised.
Android ransomware on the rise in APAC - Malwarebytes
Machine learning anomaly detections also rose by 480%, according to a Malwarebytes report on cybercrime tactics and techniques.
iPhone unlockers set a dangerous precedent for abuse, says security expert
“It’s highly likely that these devices will ultimately end up in the hands of agents of an oppressive regime," warns a Malwarebytes researcher.
Chinese websites targeted in drive-by download attack that drops DDoS bot
The DDoS bot goes by the name of Avzhan, a malware that has been around since 2010.
Malwarebytes CEO 'heartbroken' after botched program updates cause RAM spikes
Malwarebytes urges its customers to update their software after a botched update last Saturday caused massive memory spikes & computer crashes.
2017 brought a surge of ransom & hijack attacks against APAC
Asia Pacific is a hotspot for ransomware, hijackers, spyware and worms and one security expert believes that the region is becoming a major target.
How SMBs can leverage MSPs to solve their security woes
Malwarebytes talks about how outsourcing security operations to MSPs might be the smartest decision an SMB can make in 2018.
Ludicrous cybercrime profit means Mafia no longer constrained to the streets
Back in the day it was not uncommon for people to ransack stagecoaches and rob armoured trucks, but now they’re robbing servers.
Malwarebytes ups MSP focus with ANZ managed service provider program
Malwarebytes is ramping up its MSP push, with the launch of a local program to help drive partner value and revenue opportunities.
Six IT security priorities to put in place for 2018
With 2017 winding down, Jim Cook, Malwarebytes A/NZ regional director talks about the top 10 security concerns for the year ahead.
Locky ransomware's 'rebirth' puts everyone at risk once again
The Locky ransomware is back and using social engineering in another round of email-based attacks on tens of thousands of users.
Four key steps to improving your cyber defence capabilities
To ensure organisations have effective security strategies in place, they need to rethink the concept of "protection".
Zscaler reports spike in malware families abusing SSL/TLS encryption as part of infection chain
Cyber attacks that use two common forms of encryption are on the rise, with the amount of malicious content doubling in the last six months alone.
Petya ransomworm's rapid spread: What the experts know right now
The Petya ransomware uses the EternalBlue exploit to not only infect files, but an entire system's drive. We get the latest from the experts.
Malwarebytes and Soft Solutions call on the big guns in fight against ransomware
Axes were thrown and guns fired when resellers hit Soljans Estate Winery earlier this month and got to grips with the fight against malware.
In-depth: Security experts explain the WannaCry ransomware's world domination
Does it make you WannaCry? Experts from around the world comment on the ransomware's deadly attacks over the weekend, & if there's a way to stop it.
The 2017-18 Budget: Here’s what Aussie’s cyber security vendors think
The Australian Budget dropped on Tuesday evening, and as per usual, there will be winners and losers - here is the POV from some top IT vendors.
Malwarebytes creates new VP roles to steer marketing growth
Malwarebytes has filled two brand new roles in marketing and growth as the company makes headway in the global security space.
Malwarebytes launches inaugural channel partner incentive competition
Malwarebytes recently announced the launch of its once in a lifetime channel partner incentive competition for Australian partners.
Malwarebytes “100% committed to channel” - signs distie deal with Orca Tech
Malwarebytes today announced a new partnership with Sydney-based Orca Tech to distribute its products in Australia.
IObit & Malwarebytes spat continues as ‘legitimate’ program is blacklisted as PUP
"This example of vicious competition goes against IObit's ultimate mission; to offer the best service for our customers. We may resort to the law."
Malwarebytes buys Saferbytes in move to snap up self-learning tech
Global anti-malware heavyweight Malwarebytes has acquired Italian cybersecurity startup Saferbytes for an undisclosed amount.