Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14936 for PC and Mobile to Insiders on the fast ring. This build contains a preview of the Turn Off the Lights, Tampermonkey, and Microsoft Personal Shopping Assistant extensions for Edge, changes to the Windows Subsystem for Linux, and information on issues caused by MS16-110.
A new tech support scam Trojan is actively being distributed that allows the malware developers to remotely execute commands on an infected computer.
Today a new Locky Ransomware variant was discovered by @dvk01uk that now uses the .ODIN extension for encrypted files. It is important to note that if you are infected with this ransomware, you are not infected with the Odin Ransomware. You are instead infected by Locky, which is using the .ODIN extension. There is a difference.
With all the buzz around tonight's Presidential Debate between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump, I decided to see if I could find any malware based around these polarizing candidates. Though I did not find anything related to Hillary Clinton, I did stumble upon a development version of the Donald Trump Ransomware.
A new deal is available for 70% off a EaseUS: Partition & PC Utility Bundle. This software bundle contains licenses for EaseUS Partition Master Pro, EaseUS Todo PCTrans Pro, and EaseUS EverySync 3.0. These three programs would be normally priced at $119.85 if bought together, but have been discounted 70% to $34.95.
The Nagini Ransomware was discovered that takes its name from pet snake belonging to the the Harry Potter villain Voldemort. The addition of pop culture themes into ransomware infections has become a popular theme over the past month.
This has been the slowest ransomware week in a long time! Thank you devs for giving me some time to do other things! For this week we have some smaller ransomware releases as well as new updates to existing ransomware. We also have the continuing saga of Fabian smacking the Stampado and Apocalypse devs around with new decryptors.
Apple has released iOS 10.0.2 to fix a couple of bugs within the new OS. The main fix is to resolve a bug that caused headphone controls to become unresponsive when plugged into the lightning dongle.
A new deal is available for Pay What You Want: DIY Hardware & Internet of Things eBook Bundle., which has a combined value of $339 USD. With the Pay What You Want bundles, you are able to get these courses for as little as you want to pay. If you beat the average price, you'll receive bonuses like extra entries into current giveaways
In what could be the largest data breach in history, Yahoo announced today that attackers infiltrated their servers and walked away with account information for at least 500 million users. This stolen information may include names, email addresses, telephone numbers, encrypted passwords, and more.
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14931 only for the PC to Insiders on the fast ring. This build does not contain any new features, but Microsoft wanted to point out new features in certain apps that were upgrade last week and this week.
A new variant of the Fantom Ransomware was discovered last week that added some new features. These features include network share encryption, random desktop wallpapers, and offline encryption. By far the most interesting feature is the ransomware's ability to set a ransom amount and a payment address based upon the name of the file.