Electron Bot malware is running rampant in the Microsoft Store, opening backdoors on victims’ computers

Fake versions of popular games such as Temple Run and Subway Surfers are being used to distribute dangerous malware through the Microsoft Store to users of Windows 10 and Windows 11. Security firm Check Point Research found that malicious versions of the titles were riddled with Electron Bot malware and have already infected thousands of computers …

This Week in Security: Zimbra, Lockbit 2, And Hacking NK

Unknown attackers have been exploiting a 0-day attack against the Zimbra e-mail suite. Researchers at Volexity first discovered the attack back in December of last year, detected by their monitoring infrastructure. It’s a cross-site scripting (XSS) exploit, such that when opening a malicious link, the JavaScript running on the malicious page can access a logged-in …

How to protect your PC from ransomware using Windows’ built-in protection

Illustration by Maria Chimishkyan Ransomware —– malware that avoids you from accessing your files unless you pay the hacker that contaminated your computer system —– has actually been a problem pestering computer system users and companies for several years. Provided its frequency and the reality that a ransomware infection can cause the loss of important …

0patch beats Microsoft to fix serious local privilege escalation vulnerability in Windows

Once again, micro-patching firm 0patch has beaten Microsoft to the punch, releasing an unofficial patch for a zero-day vulnerability in Windows. This time around we’re talking about CVE-2021-24084, a local privilege escalation (LPE) zero-day vulnerability in Windows’ Mobile Device Management service. The flaw affects Windows 10 version 1809 and later, and Microsoft is yet to …

It’s time to replace legacy VPNs with Zero Trust Network Access. Here’s why

Founded in 2002, Jamf is an identified tech leader that develops IT software application that handles Apple gadgets. More than 50,000 organisations count on Jamf to handle over 20 million gadgets, consisting of 24 of the 25 most important brand names throughout markets all over the world. In addition to Apple, the business has actually …

The best browsers for privacy and security

Unfortunately there is a low connection aspect in between what many individuals discover the finest web browsers and what are the finest web browsers. If you take a look at the market share of the most popular web browsers , there is one internet browser that takes the crown without a great deal of competitors: …

Researchers discover high-severity, 16-year-old flaw in drivers for millions of HP, Samsung and Xerox printers

Security researchers from SentinelOne have uncovered an ancient vulnerability in the drivers used by printers from three big manufacturers. The high-severity security vulnerability — which is being tracked as CVE-2021-3438 — affects drivers for HP, Samsung and Xerox printers and has evaded detected for 16 years. In all, around 400 printer models are at risk, …

10 Deadliest Computer Viruses of All Time

Getting a bug has actually taken place to lots of users in some style or another. To most, it is just a moderate hassle, needing a clean-up and after that setting up that anti-virus program that you’’ ve been indicating to set up however never ever navigated to. However, in other cases, it can be …