What may very well be considered a cybercriminal's dream tool is now real and it is hunting Windows and Linux servers: a botnet with self-spreading capabilities that combines cryptomining and ransomware functions.
According to a Chrome Gerrit entry, Google plans to do away with the file:// URI scheme in the address when opening local files. This is because Chrome 70 will include a new File notification that performs a similar purpose.
Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 Preview Build 17763 (RS5) for Insiders in the Fast Ring. Like the previous build, this release focuses entirely on fixing bugs and does not come with any new features or improvements.
Due to customer feedback, Twitter announced today that they are giving users more control over what tweets are displayed in their timeline by changing the functionality of the "Show the best Tweets first" setting.
A critical vulnerability in software from a global vendor of video surveillance equipment puts at risk the security of video feeds from over 100 camera brands and more than 2,500 camera models.
A boost is expected in the near future in the adoption of the DNSSEC technology that establishes trust in the Domain Name System (DNS) - the mechanism responsible for translating website names into machine-intelligible data.
A new round of security updates is available from Apple, fixing bugs in Safari, watchOS, tvOS, and iOS. Some of the vulnerabilities were disclosed ahead of these releases, creating a window of opportunity for ill-intended users.
Today, Windows 10 April 2018 Update and Windows 10 Fall Creators Update are receiving another new patch with minor bug fixes. The latest patch for Windows 10 April 2018 Update advances the build number to 17134.286 and if you're on Windows 10 Fall Creators Update, you'll be getting Build 16299.666.
A new botnet captured the attention of security researchers through its harmless behavior and the use of an original communication channel with its command and control center.
Xiaomi has been showing ads in the File Manager and app lock screen page for quite a while now. Now it appears that the company is also displaying ads in the settings app.
Reports are coming in that Piriform is forcing CCleaner to update to the latest 5.46 version even when users had configured the program to not perform automatic updates. To make matters worse, once the users were upgraded to the latest version, their privacy settings are reset to default, which is to send usage data.
CloudFlare has introduced a new gateway that allows you to easily access content stored on IPFS, or the InterPlanetary File System, through a web browser and without having to install a client.
In a mailing list message on Sunday, Linus Torvalds apologizes for a lifelong of outbursts and snappy retorts at developers that may have driven them away from the Linux project.
Microsoft has released a new update for Office Insiders in both Fast and Slow channels. The latest preview build of Office desktop app comes with new features, improvements, and as well as fixes.
Microsoft released a security advisory about a denial-of-service vulnerability that could render multiple versions of Windows completely unresponsive and has no mitigation factors, the company says.
A new attack has been discovered that will cause iOS to restart or respring and macOS to freeze simply by visiting a web page that contains certain CSS & HTML. Windows and Linux users are not affected by this bug.
Google has made it so you can see the WWW and M subdomains in Chrome 69 again, but have stated that they will strip WWW again in Chrome 70.
Was a quiet week for new variants, but a bunch of long-running ransomware infections released new variants this week. We had a few from Scarab, a new Dharma variant, and a new Matrix ransomware variant.