A week in security (October 29 – November 4)

Last week on Malwarebytes Labs, we looked at a rogue cryptocurrency app installing backdoors, took a dive into the world of printer security, explored browser privacy tweaks, highlighted a music festival–themed breach, and introduced Malwarebytes for Chromebook.
Other cybersecurity news
Memory hacks? (Source: Secure List)
Gandcrab: hugely popular (Source: BitDefender)
Huge fines for cold callers (Source: ICO)
Micro: bit vendor breached (Source: The Register)
Spies charged with blueprint theft (Source: US Department of Justice)
Google Home (in)security (Source: Jerry Gamblin)
Microsoft, Amazon most impersonated in email attacks (source: BetaNews)
Techniques expose browser history (source: Help Net Security)
Mac microphones switch off when the lid is closed [PDF] (Source: Apple)
Private health and phishing spikes (source: ZDNET)
Stay safe, everyone!
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