Yesterday Apple released updates for macOS, iOS, Safari, tvOS, and watchOS to fix a variety of security holes as well as to introduce new features. With these releases, Apple fixed 26 vulnerabilities, with over 10 allow code execution. Code execution is the most critical of security vulnerabilities as it would allow an attacker to ex
Microsoft has released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 14955 for PC and Mobile to Insiders on the fast ring. Nothing very exciting is being released with this build unless you really like the Outlook Mail, Calendar, and Narrator. Otherwise, look at this release as a bug fix for the most part.
New variants of Locky are being released at a rapid rate lately. Yesterday, we had a new variant that appends the .SH*T extension to encrypted files and a new one was released that now uses the .THOR extension. This version is currently being distributed via SPAM and further details can be found in the article.
Today we have a deal on a cool ultra-mini Linux-based computer and docking station that can be expanded to perform a variety of functions. With a microSD port and USB port, you can expand this device to become a Bitcoin mining farm, a cheap network attached storage device, or even a media server.
To further show how ransomware is such a pile of crap, a new version of Locky has been released that appends the .shit extension on encrypted files. Like previous variants, this ransomware is installed using a DLL that is executed by Rundll32.exe. Once executed, it will encrypt targeted file types and append the .shit extension to th