A week in security (February 4 – 8) | Advanced Mobile Spy Software
Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we took a closer look at the technical and reputational challenges for Facebook as it tries to integrate secure messaging across Messenger, WhatsApp, and Instagram. We explored Google's latest attempts to change how the public sees—literally—web browser URLs, gave some of our best tips on how to safely browse the Internet at work, and detailed a unique spam campaign involving ebooks, the Amazon Kindle web store and… John Wick? Yep. Other cybersecurity news A Motherboard investigation found that bounty hunters purchased extremely precise location data for AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile customers. The telecom companies originally sold the data—meant for 911 operators and first responders—to data brokers, who then sold it again. (Source: Motherboard) Cybersecurity company Agari discovered that several Business Email Compromise (BEC) scammers had leveraged a Gmail feature to expand and simplify their fraud attempts. (Source: Dark Reading) Developers for the