The saga of CVE-2017-0199, a recently patched zero-day vulnerability affecting Microsoft Office and WordPad, just got a little stranger yesterday after cyber-security firm FireEye revealed the vulnerability was used by both cyber-criminals pushing mundane malware, and also by state-sponsored cyber-espionage groups.
Russian authorities have arrested a mathematics teacher from Moscow on accusations of organizing riots and calling for terrorist activities or justifying the use of terrorism via the Internet.
I wanted to let everyone know about the DC Unconvention 2017, which is happening on September 16-17th 2017 in Washington DC. This convention is for small IT business owners who want to get to know their peers, learn good business practices, and get to know other business like their own.
Five inmates from the Marion Correctional Institution (MCI) built two computers from spare parts, hid them in the ceiling of a training room closet, and used them to hack into the prison's network.
The Kelihos botnet is no more. Or at least that's what authorities hope happens, after attempting to bring it down three times in the past, but to no avail.
This course bundle contains 5 courses that prepare you for the MCSE: Private Cloud certification exam. This bundle is normally priced at $999, but has been reduced 95% as part of this deal to $44. Please note that certificates of completion are included, but exam vouchers are not included.
With the launch of the Windows 10 Creators Update and Edge 40 (EdgeHTML 15), Microsoft has released a new battery usage test that, naturally, trashes the company's competition.
A new ransomware called Mole was found by security researcher Brad Duncan while he was analyzing a new SPAM campaign. After examining this sample, I feel that this is probably another variant of the CryptoMix family as it has many similarities to the Revenge and CryptoShield variants.
With little fanfare, Google added a new Chrome feature that prevents the content of current pages from jumping up or down as other content gets loaded on the same page.
Yesterday, Microsoft migrated to a new Patch Tuesday format, which now lists update information via a portal named the Microsoft Security Update Guide, which for the time being, has managed to confuse most sysadmins.
As part of the April 2017 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft released today 61 security updates for products such as its operating systems, browsers, the Office suite, and others.