A new ransomware called the XRTNÂ Ransomware is in the wild that encrypts your data with RSA-1024 encryption using the open source Gnu Privacy Guard (GnuPG)Â encryption software.Â This ransomware is part of the same family as the VaultCrypt ransomware that we reported on in March.
Today we have a new deal where you can save 50% on theÂ ZeroLemon SolarJuice 20000mAh Battery powered charging station.Â The SolarJuice allows you to fully charge your portable devices after the battery has been solar charged for 8 hours.
A man has been arrested by officers from the South East Regional Organised Crime Unit as part of the investigation into the hack on VTechÂ servers. As reported earlier this month, the personal information of close to 5 million parents and 200,000 children was accessed by a hacker who broke into VTech's servers.
Google has released versionÂ 47.0.2526.106 of Google Chrome today to resolve two GoogleÂ discoveredÂ security vulnerabilities. These vulnerabilities are identified asÂ CVE-2015-6792 and these private security issues from internal audits and fuzzing and are mentioned in issueÂ 569486.
Sophos has announced the purchase of NetherlandsÂ based security software companyÂ SurfRightÂ for $31.8 million. Â HitmanPro has a history of developing innovative malware removal, APT remediation, and zero-day exploit protection solutions that will be used to strengthen the end point protection in Sophos' products.
Microsoft recently launched one of their most comprehensive programs called the Visual Studio Dev Essentials as a way of showing their dedication and support towards the developer community, This program includes free software, state of the art tools, the power of the cloud, training, and support.
Unsecured MongoDB database servers allowed a "white-hat" hacker to access the account information for over 13 million MacKeeper users. MacKeeper is a programÂ that supposedly optimizes your Mac so that it runs faster and safer..
We have a new deal today for an online course bundle called the Essential Data Mastery BundleÂ that has been discounted 94% to $39.00. This bundle includes introductory courses to different database technologies and how to use them to store, manage, and access data.
Epic Games has made Shadow Complex Remastered for the PC free till the end of December. Shadow Complex is a MetroidvaniaÂ style side-scroller where you play as the hero, Jason, who is trying to find his abducted girlfriend.Â
A new deal is out for 97% off of a life time subscription to 1 terabyte of cloud storage at Zoolz Cold Storage. This service is not a traditional backup, but should rather be used as a long term storage solution for infrequently used files that you want to keep safe and secure from hardware failure and ransomware.
A new version of TeslaCrypt was released on Tuesday that contains some minor changes such as newÂ ransom note names, a new name for theÂ autorun entry, and a slight change to how it removes the Shadow Volume Copies.
In protest of the arrests of over 200 protesters at the Global Climate March in Paris, Anonymous has leaked account information for over 1,400 UN officials. This information includes login credentials, phone numbers, email address, and names.
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 aÂ Pay What You Want: White Hat Hacker BundleÂ where 10% of the proceeds go to the Project Hope charity. With the Pay What You Want bundles, you are able to get theseÂ coursesÂ for as little as you want to pay while helping charities.Â
Not to be outdone by Adobe or Microsoft, Apple also released security updatesÂ todayÂ 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.Â Any users of Apple produ
Today we have a new deal where you can save 75% on theÂ 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 consistsÂ ofÂ 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.