Security researchers have stumbled upon a Windows trojan that hackers are using to help with the distribution of the infamous Mirai Linux malware, used to infect IoT devices and carry out massive DDoS attacks.
Earlier today, a Twitter user shared a link to a website hosting the ISO file for Microsoft's upcoming operating system called Windows Cloud. The downloaded ISO is 4.23GB, and the installation routine won't work for everyone, as the OS isn't optimized for all hardware combinations.
Proof-of-concept code for a zero-day in the SMB (Server Message Block) protocol that affects several Windows versions has been published online today, sending sysadmins into a frenzy to protect vulnerable machines.
An unknown group/person is building a botnet using a new version of the Ragebot botnet malware, one that includes worm features that allow it to spread on its own to new devices.
Today, Microsoft released four security bulletins as part of its monthly security update train known as "Patch Tuesday." This month, two of the four Microsoft security bulletins are rated as critical, the highest severity rating a bulletin can receive.
Windows 10 Insider builds will now feature a Green Screen of Death (GSOD) instead of the classic Blue Screen of Death (BSOD) error page we have all become accustomed to.
Just before the Christmas holiday, Mozilla announced plans to support Firefox for Windows XP and Vista until at least September 2017.
Microsoft announced yesterday plans to retire the Security Bulletins system after January 2017, and replace it with a portal that provides a searchable database of all the company's security updates.
Today is the November 2016 Patch Tuesday and we have 14 security updates being released by Microsoft. Of these 14 updates, 6 of them are rated as Critical as they allow remote code execution on the affected computer. Of particular note is the MS16-135 update, which fixes the zero-day Windows vulnerability reported by Google last week
Today is the October 2016 Microsoft Patch Tuesday and we have ten security updates being released by Microsoft. Of these ten updates, five of them are rated as Critical as they allow remote code execution on the affected computer.
Today is July's Microsoft Patch Tuesday and we have a slew of updates being released by Microsoft. Included in this update are 11 security updates with 6 of them being labeled as critical because they allow remote code execution. Remote code execution allows attackers to potentially execute commands on the vulnerable system.
May's Microsoft Patch Tuesday is here and there are 16 security updates for Microsoft products. Included in these updates are patches for 8 vulnerabilities labeled as critical because they allow an attacker to perform remote code execution on the vulnerable product.
For the April's Patch Tuesday, both Microsoft and Adobe have released security updates for their products. Some of these updates were for critical vulnerabilities in Microsoft and Adobe products, which could allow attackers to remotely execute commands on a vulnerable computer.
Today Microsoft, and Adobe all released security updates for security vulnerabilities in their products. Some of these vulnerabilities were labeled as Critical, which would allow an attacker to execute commands on the affected computer without the user's permission.
Today Microsoft and Adobe both released updates for numerous critical remote code execution vulnerabilities in their products. It is strongly advised that every Windows, Adobe Acrobat, and Adobe Reader user install these updates immediately.