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_
A new deal was released yesterday for 92% off of a White Hat Security Hacker Bundle. These courses normally go for $622.00, but have been discounted 92% to $49.00 USD. For those who wish to learn about penetration testing and how to protect your environment from web threats, this looks like an interesting bundle.
Microsoft and Code.org have partnered to release a new Hour of Code installment based around the popular Minecraft game. In this installment of Hour of Code, you learn how to control either Steve or Alex as they perform various tasks in a top-down Minecraft world.