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Microsoft Is Giving Windows 10 A New Makeover

Microsoft Is Giving Windows 10 A New Makeover

One of the most frequently heard complaints about Windows has to do with aesthetics. Despite a few seemingly halfhearted attempts to modernize, significant portions of the OS looks and feels like they were designed in the 90's. That's because Windows is still...

Hackers Are Using Unpatched NAS Devices To Mine Bitcoin

Hackers Are Using Unpatched NAS Devices To Mine Bitcoin

In late 2020, QNAP discovered a pair of critical security vulnerabilities that would allow hackers to take remote control over network attached storage devices (NAS). In this particular instance, the hackers chose not to encrypt files and demand payment or cause other...

Microsoft Expanding Fight Against Macros Based Malware

Microsoft Expanding Fight Against Macros Based Malware

Macros have been a simple, effective means of spreading malware since the 1990's, and some hackers still rely on them heavily to ensnare and infect unsuspecting users. It's a long standing issue that many companies have attempted to address over the years. Now, it...

Latest Apple Update Fixes Web Security Flaw On Most Devices

Latest Apple Update Fixes Web Security Flaw On Most Devices

Recently, two different security researchers (Clement Lecigne of Google's Threat Analysis Group, and Alison Huffman from Microsoft's Browser Vulnerability Research Group) discovered a pair of serious security vulnerability impacting Apple devices. The bugs, tracked as...

Browser Wars Heat Up With Microsoft Edge Boosting Speeds

Browser Wars Heat Up With Microsoft Edge Boosting Speeds

If you thought the browser wars were over, think again. Microsoft has made some startling improvements to its Edge browser recently that gave it an impressive 41 percent speed boost. That suddenly puts it in the running for the fastest, if not the best and most robust...

A United States Bank Hit By Ransomware And Data Breach

A United States Bank Hit By Ransomware And Data Breach

A few months ago, it became widely known that there was a critical security vulnerability in Accellion FTA servers. Naturally, hackers wasted no time exploiting the vulnerability, and since then, we've seen a few instances of high-profile data breaches traced back to...

Text Prediction Is Coming To Microsoft Word

Text Prediction Is Coming To Microsoft Word

Most modern email systems these days have a "predictive typing" feature. As you're composing an email, the software behind the system predicts (fairly accurately) what you're about to type and suggests the next word, or even the next few words for you. If you hit the...

Another Malware Attack On Mac Systems Has Been Discovered

Another Malware Attack On Mac Systems Has Been Discovered

Barely a week ago, Patrick Wardle announced the discovery of the first piece of malware capable of slipping past the defenses of Apple's M1, which was considered to be among the most secure commercially available technology. Now, it seems, there are two. Researchers...

Large Supermarket Chain Kroger Suffers Data Breach

Large Supermarket Chain Kroger Suffers Data Breach

Kroger, a titan in the US supermarket industry, is the latest company to fall victim to a data breach. In this case, the breach came about via a third-party service the company utilized called Accellion FTA. Hackers were able to exploit a Zero-Day vulnerability in...

Trusted Google Domain Helped Hackers Get Past Security

Trusted Google Domain Helped Hackers Get Past Security

Hackers have found a new tool in their never-ending quest to cause trouble. They've begun abusing the Apps Script business application developed by Google in a bid to steal credit card and personally identifiable information. That's significant because given Google's...