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A week in security (October 28 – November 3)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we celebrated the birth of the Internet 50 years ago, highlighted reports about the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filing a case against stalkerware developer Retina-X, issued a PSI on disaster donation scams, looked at the top cybersecurity challenged SMBs face, and provided guidance to journalists on how they can defend t
Publish At:2019-11-11 23:20 | Read:1411 | Comments:0 | Tags:A week in security Adobe Creative Cloud advanced persistent

Malvertising On Blogspot: Scams, Adult Content and Exploit Kits

We don’t really hear about it that much, but malvertising can and does target free blogging platforms as well. Just this morning, our friends at Virus Bulletin Martijn Grooten and Adrian Luca wrote about some sites hosted on Google’s Blogspot service pushing tech support scams. We also caught some malicious activity on the Blogger platform this p
Publish At:2016-05-10 00:35 | Read:4522 | Comments:0 | Tags:Malware Threat analysis blogger blogspot malvertising exploi

HTTPS Available as Opt-In for Blogspot

Google said on Wednesday it has made HTTPS available as an opt-in for its Blogspot publishing service.Google and other technology providers have been ramping up encryption rollouts in the two years since the publication of the Snowden documents began. To date, Google has encrypted Gmail, search, Google Drive and its ad products as part of its HTTPS Everywher
Publish At:2015-10-01 14:30 | Read:4139 | Comments:0 | Tags:Cryptography Google Privacy Blogger Blogspot cryptography Ed

Fixed a critical flaw in Blogger that allows to write posts on any blog

A security expert discovered a critical CSRF vulnerability in Blogger.com that allows an attacker to write posts in any blog hosted on the popular platform. The Egyptian security expert Mazen Gamal Mesbah (@MazenGamal) has discovered a critical CSRF (Cross-site request forgery) vulnerability in the free weblog publishing tool
Publish At:2014-12-15 12:45 | Read:4326 | Comments:0 | Tags:Hacking Blogger CMS CSRF Google

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