Today, IBM will be showing off the world's smallest computer at its Think 2018 conference. This computer is the size of a grain of salt, contains a million transistors, and only costs .10 to manufacture.
As part of a settlement between Google and Getty Images, Google has agreed to remove the popular "View Image" button when viewing an image in Google Images. This is a very popular feature that has upset many people who routinely use the Google Images service.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17123 for PC to insiders in the fast ring. While this release brings some bug fixes, it's main focus is the addition of the High Efficiency Image File Format (HEIF) to Windows 10 and continuing to resolve bugs in Windows Mixed Reality.
A new ransomware was discovered this week called Zenis Ransomware. While it is currently unknown how Zenis is being distributed, multiple victims have already become infected with this ransomware. What is most disturbing about Zenis is that it not encrypts your files, but also purposely deletes your backups.
With the release of the Windows 10 Fall Creators Update in October, Microsoft quietly slipped in the new Quick Assist program that many people I spoke to did not know about. Quick Assist is a remote assistance tool that allows Windows 10 users to receive and give assistance by taking control of a remote computer.
The mobile iOS version of Fortnite is now live on the App Store and invites are on their way! Some of you who have already signed up will start receiving your invites via email, which contain a special link to iOS Fortnite on the App Store.
A new PowerShell script was posted on Github recently that prompts a victim to enter their login credentials, checks if they are correct, and then sends the credentials to a remote server. This allows an attacker to distribute the script and harvest domain login credentials from their victims.
The Securities and Exchange Commission announced today that they have charged a former Equifax CIO, Jun Ying, of alleged insider trading. According to the complaint, Ying exercised all of his vested Equifax stock options and then sold those shares for proceeds close to 1 million dollars before the disclosure of Equifax's data breach.
Let's Encrypt announced yesterday that their ACMEv2 API is now live and with it comes the ability for users to get free wildcard certificates. This has been a long awaited feature as wildcard domain certificates are much more expensive then regular single host certificates and it also makes managing SSL certs for a domain much easier
In a post to their forums, Flexera has announced that the Secunia Personal Software Inspector, or PSI, will no longer be available after April 20th, 2018. While this may not come as a surprise to those who have been using it for a while, it does mark the end of useful piece of software that has helped protect countless people.
Today Microsoft released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17120 for PC to insiders in the fast ring. While this release brings some bug fixes, but it's main focus is on improvements to Windows Defender Application Guard and Windows Mixed Reality.
Today one of our volunteers, Aura, told me about a new new malspam campaign pretending to be from Craigslist that is under way and distributing the Sigma Ransomware. These spam emails contain password protected Word or RTF documents that download the Sigma Ransomware executable from a remote site and install it on a recipients comput
Whenever something newsworthy comes out there will always be people who try to take advantage of it. A perfect example of this is the Fortnite iOS mobile invite that launched today, where people are impatiently waiting for the invite codes to be released, while others try to trick them into purchasing fake ones.
For those who have been anxiously awaiting Fortnite's iOS Mobile invite signup, it is now live! iOS users can now signup using a new account or by using their existing PC, Xbox, or Playstation accounts.
It has been a pretty slow ransomware week as most of the malware developers have started pushing cryptominers. We did see the continued distribution of the GnuPG based Qwerty Ransomware and a new variant of the GandCrab ransomware that makes it secure again.