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Microsoft Teams Users Under Attack in ‘FakeUpdates’ Malware Campaign

Attackers are using ads for fake Microsoft Teams updates to deploy backdoors, which use Cobalt Strike to infect companies’ networks with malware. Microsoft is warning its customers about the so-called “FakeUpdates” campaigns in a non-public security advisory, according to a report in Bleeping Computer. The campaign is targeting various types of companies, with recent targets in the K-12 […]

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Switching from Windows 7 to Ubuntu Linux is very easy, so why is Canonical making it seem so hard?

I am a huge proponent of using Linux-based desktop operating systems, and I try to convert people from Windows whenever it makes sense. Why do I do this? Well, Linux distributions, believe it or not, are often easier to use than Microsoft’s operating system. With so many people living in the web browser these days, […]

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Update This WordPress Plugin to Prevent a Site Takeover

Security researchers discovered a severe vulnerability present in older versions of the popular WordPress plugin Code Snippets that could allow attackers to take over a person’s website remotely. The plugin’s developers have issued a patch to fix the bug, but there are still over 200,000 websites at risk. Code Snippets allows WordPress sites to run […]

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TrickBot Switches to a New Windows 10 UAC Bypass to Evade Detection | Threatpost

The TrickBot trojan has evolved again to bolster its ability to elude detection, this time adding a feature that can bypass Windows 10 User Account Control (UAC) to deliver malware across multiple workstations and endpoints on a network, researchers have discovered. Researchers at Morphisec Labs team said they discovered code last March that uses the […]

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Microsoft Edge has a new ‘unwanted apps’ download-blocker — here’s how to enable it

Microsoft has introduced a new feature to its Edge browser that blocks “potentially unwanted apps” from being downloaded.At the moment, the security feature is available in the beta version of Microsoft Edge, but it will also be making its way to the stable version of Chromium-based Edge later this month. Strangely, Microsoft has chosen not […]

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Coronavirus Searches Being Used by Cybercriminals to Target Victims: Kaspersky Lab

Taking advantage of people’s curiosity about the mysterious coronavirus that has become the talking point across the globe, cybercriminals have started deploying malicious files on people’s computers in the guise of providing information and safety tips about the coronavirus, security researchers warned on Friday. The researchers from cyber-security firm Kaspersky have detected such malicious files […]

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Mozilla is currently looking for volunteers that could help with the nightly crash triage roster, with the company itself explaining that it has some spots to fill after “the recent layoffs.”

Mozilla is currently looking for volunteers that could help with the nightly crash triage roster, with the company itself explaining that it has some spots to fill after “the recent layoffs.”

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Go read these reports showing how an antivirus company tracked everything its users clicked online

You might install antivirus software on your computer to protect your privacy and make sure no one is snooping on what you’re up to. But if you used some Avast and AVG products, you might have been revealing all of that sensitive information anyway. A joint investigation by Motherboard and PCMag reveals how Avast, which […]

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Microsoft is helping Google improve Chrome’s tab management

Microsoft launched its new Edge Chromium-powered browser earlier this month on both macOS and Windows. The launch marked just over a year after the company announce its plans to work more closely with the Chromium project and Google engineers. The Verge got an exclusive look at Microsoft’s surprise decision to work with Google last year, […]

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Discover a free tool to enable the hidden features of Windows 10

Windows 10 has been with us for a number of years now, so you might think that you know about all of its features by now — but there could well still be things for you to discover. As you’re probably well-aware, there’s a lot that can be achieved by editing the registry; it’s a […]