A Week in Security (Apr 05 - 11)

A Week in Security (Mar 29 – Apr 04)

Last Tuesday, March 31, was World Backup Day. On its third year, Senior Security Researcher Chris Boyd reminded us to put safety first.

Security Researcher Jovi Umawing wrote about a malware campaign targeting Steam gamers, which was first brought to the Labs attention on the Malwarebytes Forums.

After adult website Xtube had been compromised, Senior Security Researcher Joshua Cannell discovered further and analyzed the exploit’s payload. You can read more about his findings here.

Lastly, Malwarebytes classified Dell System Detect, a very popular yet vulnerable application, as a PUP.

Notable news stories and security related happenings:

Safe surfing, everyone!

The Malwarebytes Labs Team