Microsoft released an advisory yesterday about an accidental leak of their xboxlive.com SSL certificate's private key. This would potentially allow an attacker to perform a man-in-the-middle attack to sniff the encrypted communication.
We have a new deal today for a Pay What You Want: White Hat Hacker 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.
Not to be outdone by Adobe or Microsoft, Apple also released security updates today for all it's core products including Xcode, Safari, watchOS, tvOS, OS X El Capitan, and iOS. These updates resolve 80 different vulnerability ranging from remote code execution to the ability to access a user's keychain items. Any users of Apple produ
Today we have a new deal where you can save 75% on the AfterShot 2 Standard photo editing tool. AfterShot 2 Standard normally goes for $40, but is being discounted 75% to $9.99. This program allows you to manage, edit, clean up, and modify photographs so that they look professional and free of defect.
Adobe has released an update for Adobe Flash that resolves a whopping 78 vulnerabilities. This is a required update for anyone who has Flash installed as these vulnerabilities are known to be used in the wild to install malware and other attacks.
Today Microsoft released their October Patch Tuesday updates that consists of 12 security updates, with eight of them being marked as critical due to vulnerabilities allowing remote code execution. All Windows users should install these security updates immediately.
The BleepingComputer Deal store has a great deal today on a gadget called the Zus Charger and Car Locator. Discounted 40% to $29.99, this device includes two high output chargers and an app that allows you to locate your car when it is "lost" in a large lot.
Heimdall Security has discovered that a large campaign utilizing the Angler Exploit kit is underway that is distributing CryptoWall 4.0 along with other malware. This campaign utilizes hacked websites that have been compromised to display the Angler exploit kit to unwitting visitors.
Adobe has announced that in early 2016 they will be renaming Adobe Flash Professional to Adobe Animate CC. This move will not make Flash more secure, but shows that Adobe recognizes it needs to move away from Flash to more secure technologies. A name change, though, does not mean Flash is going anywhere and will still be a a problem
We have a new deal today for a Pay What You Want: Learn to Code 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.
A security breach in VTech has allowed a hacker to get the personal information of about 5 million parents and over 200,000 children. To make matters worse, it was discovered this weekend that picture's of children who use the VTech service and their text messages with their parents were obtained as well.
A new version of the TeslaCrypt ransomware has been released that changes the ransom note filenames and uses the new .vvv extension for encrypted files. Unfortunately, at this time there is still no way of decrypting files encrypted by this version of TeslaCrypt.
It is Cyber Monday at BleepingComputer and we have 25% off all online courses, excluding Pay What You Want courses, for today only! In our Deals Store we have a wide range of online courses available ranging CompTIA certification courses to learning how to program in IOS and Xcode..
Black Friday is here and we have gathered some great deals that we could find that we thought our visitors would enjoy. Though this list wont be pretty, we hope that some of these deals save you some money during the holidays!
CryptoWall 4.0 has been discovered being installed via the Nuclear Exploit kit. As an added twist, the malware payload is also being delivered as a NSIS installer that when executed installs the CryptoWall 4.0 ransomware.
A new file-encrypting ransomware has been floating around this past week called CryptInfinite or DecryptorMax. At first this ransomware looked secure, but with further analysis by Fabian Wosar, it was discovered that a decrypter could be made that would recover your files for free.
A new deal is available for 56% off a Monster Digital 128GB Portable SSD Drive. This portable drive is normally $79.95, but is discounted 56% to $34.99.. This drive includes a detachable USB 3.0 cable and comes with 3 years of free data recovery.
The Chimera Ransomware uses a new technique for distributing decryption keys through a peer-to-peer messaging application called Bitmessage. This method provides a very easy method of pushing decryption keys out to the victim while staying anonymous behind the peer-to-peer network.
A new variant of TeslaCrypt has been released that utilizes the same .CCC extension for encrypted files, but now uses the _how_recover_