The Department of Justice has announced new charges against former CIA software engineer Joshua Schulte for allegedly leaking classified CIA documents, software projects, and hacking utilities called Vault 7 to WikiLeaks.
Reports are coming in that a GPU Miner Trojan is being installed along with the popular Andy Android emulator and its users are rightfully concerned. This miner reportedly will use the graphics processing unit, or GPU, on the computer's graphic's card in order to mine cryptocurrency.
Mostly new variants of the same ransomware this week, with little new ransomware campaigns being conducted. Of particular interest was Kaspersky temporarily withdrawing their participation in the NoMoreRansom project and the rebranding of Satan Ransomware as DBGer Ransomware.
A decryptor for the Everbe Ransomware was released by Michael Gillespie and Maxime Meignan that allows victims to get their files back for free. It is not known how this ransomware is currently being distributed, but as long as victims have an unencrypted version of an encrypted file, they can use them to brute force the decryption
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17692 (Redstone 5) to insiders in the fast and skip ahead rings. This build adds a bunch of new features such as SwiftKey becoming the new touch keyboard, Edge getting autoplay video controls, search improvements, and more.
With today's release of Windows Insider Build 17692, Microsoft announced that their Swiftkey keyboard application will now become the touch keyboard for Windows 10. Using Swiftkey, users will get autocorrection and predictive typing in multiple languages as the application learns a particular user's writing style.
What a horrible year in security for Intel. First we had the Meltdown and Spectre vulnerabilities that never seem to go away. Now Intel has announced a new speculative execution side channel vulnerability involving "Lazy FP state restore" that could allow a malicious program to read data being used by other processes.
In what many would consider overdue, Steam will no longer support the Windows XP and Windows Vista operating systems starting on January 1st 2019.
Microsoft has released the criteria used to determine whether a reported and confirmed vulnerability is resolved through a security update or in the next version of Windows. These criteria were released in order to provide insight into the decision making progress and to receive feed back from security researchers.
Starting today Microsoft is bringing the Fluent Design from Windows 10 to Office 365. This design is aimed to offer more a streamlined interface with depth, the right amount of colors, and transition animations that make using Office a cleaner and easier experience.
A bug exists in third-party Mac security programs from Facebook, Google, VirusTotal, and more that allow malware to appear as legitimate programs code-signed by Apple.
The U.S. Department of the Treasury announced today that they have imposed sanctions on five Russian entities and 3 Russian individuals for allegedly being controlled by or aiding Russia's Federal Security Service (FSB) in the operation of cyber attacks.
Over the weekend, Microsoft announced that starting on July 1st 2018 they are no longer offering official support for Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, and a wide variety of older applications in the Microsoft Community forums.
When the CPU utilization on a computer is high, games become less responsive, frame rate goes down, and gameplay stutters. To diagnose these problems, users will commonly open process manager utilities such as Task Manager, Process Explorer, or Process Hacker to determine if any processes are using too much of the CPU power.
Microsoft has added a new feature to the web version of the Microsoft Store called called "Install on my devices" that allows you to install an app on Windows 10 devices where you have an account. Similar to Google Play, this allows you to install apps on devices from the web, even if your not accessing the store from Windows 10.