PowerShell: An Attacker’s Paradise

Credit to Author: Mrigank Tyagi| Date: Fri, 29 Jul 2022 12:13:02 +0000

  PowerShell was originally intended as a task automation and configuration management program for system administrators. However, it…

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Quick Heal Supports Windows 10 November 2021 Update (version 21H2)

Credit to Author: Quickheal| Date: Wed, 17 Nov 2021 10:15:05 +0000

Microsoft has recently developed a new update for Windows 10 PCs, called Windows 10 November 2021 update, version…

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Tax Scams – Everything you need to know to keep your money and data safe

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Tue, 10 Mar 2020 13:08:46 +0000

Tax season has always been a pretty nerve-wracking time for hard-working Americans. But over the years, technology advances have arrived to gradually make the process a bit easier. The bad news is that they can also introduce new cyber risks and even more stress. There are two things that cybercriminals are always on the hunt…

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HorseDeal Riding on The Curveball!

Credit to Author: Jayesh kulkarni| Date: Wed, 05 Feb 2020 06:17:49 +0000

It’s surprising to see how quickly attackers make use of new vulnerabilities in malware campaigns. Microsoft recently patched a very interesting vulnerability in their monthly Patch Tuesday update for January 2020. It’s a spoofing vulnerability in Windows CryptoAPI (Crypt32.dll) validation mechanism for Elliptic Curve Cryptography (ECC) certificates. An attacker could…

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La Comisión Europea, tras la COP25, acuerda un impuesto a los “antivirus”

Credit to Author: Sophos Iberia| Date: Sat, 28 Dec 2019 08:03:06 +0000

29/12/2019 Actualización: Esta entrada fue la inocentada de Sophos Iberia de 2019 Uno de los puntos más comentados de los acuerdos de la COP25 ha sido sobre el mercado de derechos de emisión de CO2. Entre estas emisiones de CO2, una que muy posiblemente pase desapercibida para la  mayoría de la gente es aquella generada [&#8230;]<img src=”http://feeds.feedburner.com/~r/sophos/dgdY/~4/Chiqj5Wg9dg” height=”1″ width=”1″ alt=””/>

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The Everyday Cyber Threat Landscape: Trends from 2019 to 2020

Credit to Author: Trend Micro| Date: Mon, 06 Jan 2020 13:15:04 +0000

The past 12 months have been another bumper year for cybercrime affecting everyday users of digital technology. Trend Micro blocked more than 26.8 billion of these threats in the first half of 2019 alone. The bad news is that there are many more out there waiting to steal your personal data for identity fraud, access…

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Throwback Thursday: See if you can wriggle out of this one

Credit to Author: Sharky| Date: Thu, 21 Nov 2019 06:00:00 -0800

It’s several years ago during a major virus outbreak — if you know your history of computer viruses, you can narrow it down — and a user at a remote site calls this pilot fish to complain that her computer won’t let her get any work done.

“I asked her if she had called the local technician — who worked for me — and she replied that she had called him numerous times but he had not picked up his phone,” says fish. “I told her I would take care of it.”

Fish calls his tech, who says he has spoken to the user each time she called and explained to her that he’ll help her as soon as he can, but he’s finishing work in another area.

That satisfies fish, who goes back to his own work. And soon he gets a message from his tech, sent from the irate user’s email account, reporting that the tech checked the user’s PC, found a virus and removed it, and updated the PC’s virus definitions. Case closed.

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