An advertisement on a forum trading data breach information offers to sell personally identifiable details and voting history of millions of US residents. The estimated size of the cache is in excess of 35 million records.
It has been almost two weeks since Microsoft released updates for Windows 10 as part of their October 2018 Patch Tuesday and what a long two weeks it has been. In this article we will take a look at the known bugs and how to resolve them.
The travel records for up to 30,000 U.S. military and civilian workers have reportedly been leaked through a commercial vendor used by the Pentagon.
PlayStation 4 owners are at risk of having their console freeze on them in the middle of a game due to an issue with parsing symbols in messages received from fellow gamers.
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Scammers are creating fake Android cryptocurrency mining apps and promoting them on the Google Store. The kicker is that these apps claim to mine cryptocurrency that can't be mined in the first place.
A malicious app called "Album by Google Photos" was found in the Microsoft Store today that pretends to be from Google. This app pretends to be part of Google Photos, but is actually an ad clicker that repeatedly opens hidden advertisements in Windows 10.
The privacy-focused search engine DuckDuckGo is now performing more than 30 million searches in a single day. DuckDuckGo has experienced rapid growth and yesterday the company announced that it grew by 50% in a single year.
Mozilla is removing support for Atom and RSS Feeds subscriptions and live bookmarks starting in Firefox 64. For those who wish to use RSS feeds going forward in Firefox, you will need to install an addon that adds this feature to the browser.
Windows JET Database Engine continues to be vulnerable to remote code execution bug after Microsoft released a patch in the October security updates rollout.
Lot's of reports are coming in that Windows 10 users are finding that their audio is no longer working on their computer after installing the latest Windows updates. Thankfully, there are solutions that can resolve this problem.
Lots of Scarab, Matrix, and Dharma variants this week as well as some good writeups on the GandCrab ransomware. Also of interest is ESET publishing of their report that ties NotPetya and Industroyer to the TeleBots Group.
Remember that bug Facebook revealed two weeks ago that may have affected 50 million users if not more? Well Facebook has stated that 30 million of those user had their access tokens stolen by attackers according to a new updated posted by Facebook today.
Google has accidentally sent out a dogfood build for the November 2018 security patches to a Google Pixel owner. This update was pushed via OTA (over-the-air) and was discovered when the user woke up the next morning.
A brazen phishing campaign took Iceland by surprise the last weekend, sending out malicious emails to thousands of individuals, in an attempt to fool them into installing a powerful remote access tool.
A new sextortion campaign is underway that is pretending to have access to the target's email account by spoofing the sender of the scam email to be the same email as the victim.
The flurry of security bugs Microsoft addressed with its latest rollout of updates includes a remote code execution vulnerability in Edge web browser. The glitch relies on abusing URI schemes and scripts in Windows that can run with user-defined parameters.
A newly discovered piece of malware for Android raises the bar in terms of sophistication and flexibility, offering its operator adaptability to various tasks.
Unchecked, the expanding proliferation of surveillance cameras, coupled with constant improvements in facial recognition technology, can create a surveillance infrastructure that the government and big companies can use to track everywhere we go in public places, including who we are with and what we are doing.
Windows updates have not been kind to Microsoft these past few weeks. First we had the file deletion bug in the October 2018 Update and now reports are coming in that HP workstations and laptops are receiving blue screen of death (BSOD) crashes that display a WDF_VIOLATION error after installing the latest Windows 10 updates.