Google has updated their Safe Browsing feature to warn visitors of sites that are considered deceptive. Google categorizes deceptive sites as ones that pretend to act, or try to look and feel, like a trusted company or ones that try to trick you into doing something like calling for tech support or installing software.
A new Ransomware as a Service has been discovered called the Cryptolocker Service. This service states it will go live in the next few days and allow affiliates to distribute their ransomware for a 10% commission.
We have a new deal today for a Pay What You Want: The Android Expert's Coding Course Bundle where 10% of the proceeds go to the Project Hope charity. With the Pay What You Want bundles, you are able to get these courses for as little as you want to pay while helping charities.
Today Microsoft released their first major update for Windows 10 called the November Update. This update includes performance enhancements as well as new features for Cortana, Microsoft Edge, and the enterprise.
The New Xbox One Experience has started rolling out to all Xbox One owners worldwide. This major update integrates a new user interface and select Xbox 360 game backwards compatibility while being powered by Windows 10.
Kaspersky has released 14,000 additional decryption keys for users infected with the CoinVault or BitCryptor ransomware infections. Using their decryption tool you may be able to recover your encrypted files for free.
A new deal was released yesterday for 92% off of a Microsoft Certified Solutions Engineer: Server Infrastructure Course Bundle. These courses normally go for $790.00, but have been discounted 92% to $59.99 USD. For those who are looking to become a certified MCSE, this is a bargain priced bundle to get prepared for the test.
Adobe releases security updates for Adobe Flash that fix 17 security vulnerabilities. Out of these 17 vulnerabilities, 16 of them could lead to remote code execution. It is important that everyone update Adobe Flash to the recommended versions so they are no longer affected by these security holes.
Today Microsoft released 12 security updates, with four of them being marked as critical. Microsoft updates are labeled critical when the vulnerability could be exploited by a remote user to execute code on the attacked machine.
The New York Times has partnered with Google to offer all of their home delivery subscribers a free Google Cardboard Viewer. This viewer along with The New York Time VR app allows you to enter an immersive 360-degreee virtual reality experience of their featured stories.
Vssadmin.exe is a utility bundled with Windows that allows you to administer Shadow Volume Copies. Unfortunately, this tool is also being used by Ransomware developers to make it harder for you to recover your files. This article explains how Shadow Volume Copies work and why it is important for every user to disable vssadmin.exe.
A new deal was released today for 98% off of a CompTIA-IT Certification Career Advancement Course Bundle. These courses normally go for $4,099, but have been discounted 98% to $59 USD. For those who are looking to get into the IT industry and be prepared for the CompTIA-IT Exam, this deal is something to consider.