New Microsoft Edge features will make you more productive

Security - Posted On:2020-04-05 17:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft recently confirmed that it's working on Vertical tabs and Smart copy features for its new browser. With these features, Microsoft aims to improve your productivity. In this article, we'll take a closer look at each of them. [...]

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Microsoft Edge is now 2nd most popular desktop browser, beats Firefox

Security - Posted On:2020-04-05 13:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Microsoft Edge browser is now being used by more people than Mozilla Firefox making it the 2nd most popular desktop browser. [...]

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DOJ Says Zoom-Bombing is Illegal, Could Lead to Jail Time

Security - Posted On:2020-04-04 16:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Department of Justice and Offices of the United States Attorneys are warning that 'Zoom-bombing' is illegal and those who are involved can be charged with federal and state crimes. [...]

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Windows PCs Exposed to Attacks by Critical HP Support Assistant Bugs

Security - Posted On:2020-04-04 12:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Several critical HP Support Assistant vulnerabilities expose Windows computers to remote code execution attacks and could allow attackers to elevate their privileges or to delete arbitrary files following successful exploitation. [...]

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How to Use Windows 10 to Stay Focused While Working From Home

Security - Posted On:2020-04-04 12:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Your Windows 10 device boasts a feature that can help you concentrate on work, rather than being distracted by random WhatsApp forwards, messages, notifications, and promotional alerts. [...]

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Discord Turned Into an Account Stealer by Updated Malware

Security - Posted On:2020-04-03 18:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A new version of the popular AnarchyGrabber Discord malware has been released that modifies the Discord client files so that it can evade detection and steal user accounts every time someone logs into the chat service. [...]

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Mozilla Patches Two Actively Exploited Firefox Zero-Days

Security - Posted On:2020-04-03 16:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Mozilla released Firefox 74.0.1 and Firefox ESR 68.6.1 earlier to address two critical vulnerabilities actively abused in the wild that could lead to remote code execution on vulnerable machines. [...]

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Microsoft: Emotet Took Down a Network by Overheating All Computers

Security - Posted On:2020-04-03 15:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft says that an Emotet infection was able to take down an organization's entire network by maxing out CPUs on Windows devices and bringing its Internet connection down to a crawl after one employee was tricked to open a phishing email attachment. [...]

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Apple Paid $75K For Bugs Letting Sites Hijack iPhone Cameras

Security - Posted On:2020-04-03 13:00:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Apple has paid a $75,000 bug bounty to a security researcher who chained together three different exploits that could have allowed malicious web sites to use your iPhone camera and microphone without permission. [...]

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Zoom's Web Client is Down, Users Report 403 Forbidden Errors

Security - Posted On:2020-04-03 11:30:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Zoom users are currently reporting that they are unable to use the Zoom web client or start and attend webinars, with reports saying that the web client is throwing '403 Forbidden' errors. [...]

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New Coronavirus-Themed Malware Locks You Out of Windows

Security - Posted On:2020-04-02 17:00:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

With school closed due to the Coronavirus pandemic, some kids are creating malware to keep themselves occupied. Such is the case with a variety of new MBRLocker variants being released, including one with a Coronavirus theme. [...]

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Twitter Reveals That Firefox Cached Private Data For Up to 7 Days

Security - Posted On:2020-04-02 16:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Twitter disclosed an issue in the way the Mozilla Firefox web browser cached data that may have lead to private media shared in DMs and data downloads being inadvertently stored in the browser's cache. [...]

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WordPress Plugin Bug Can Be Exploited to Create Rogue Admins

Security - Posted On:2020-04-02 15:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Owners of WordPress sites who use the Contact Form 7 Datepicker plugin are urged to remove or deactivate it to prevent attackers from creating rogue admins or taking over admin sessions after exploiting an authenticated stored cross-site scripting (XSS) vulnerability. [...]

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IRS Warns of Surge in Economic Stimulus Payment Scams

Security - Posted On:2020-04-02 13:30:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) today issued a warning to alert about a surge in coronavirus-related scams over email, phone calls, or social media requesting personal information while using economic impact payments as a lure. [...]

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Office 365 Phishing Uses CSS Tricks to Bypass Email Gateways

Security - Posted On:2020-04-02 11:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

A phishing campaign using Office 365 voicemail lures to trick them into visiting landing pages designed to steal their personal information or infect their computers with malware. [...]

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FBI Warns of Attacks on Remote Work, Distance Learning Platforms

Security - Posted On:2020-04-02 11:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

FBI's Internet Crime Complaint Center (IC3) issued a public service announcement today about the risk of attacks exploiting the increased usage of online communication platforms for remote working and distance learning. [...]

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Zoom Lets Attackers Steal Windows Credentials, Run Programs via UNC Links

Security - Posted On:2020-04-01 22:14:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

The Zoom Windows client is vulnerable to UNC path injection in the client's chat feature that could allow attackers to steal the Windows credentials of users who click on the link. [...]

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How to Mitigate the Windows Font Parsing Zero-Day Bug via GPO

Security - Posted On:2020-04-01 17:59:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

Active Directory (AD) admins can mitigate the recently disclosed and actively exploited remote code execution (RCE) zero-day found in the Windows Adobe Type Manager Library in large AD environments using group policies. [...]

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Introduce Kids to Cybersecurity With This Free Activity Book

Security - Posted On:2020-04-01 16:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Security company Balbix has released a 12-page printable activity book for children that introduces them to cybersecurity in a fun way. [...]

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Cloudflare Launches a DNS-Based Parental Control Service

Security - Posted On:2020-04-01 14:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Cloudflare introduced today '1.1.1.1 for Families,' a privacy-focused DNS resolver designed to help parents in their efforts to safeguard their children's online security and privacy​​​​​​ by automatically filtering out bad sites.​​​​​​​ [...]

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