Posts under Security category

Windows Defender AV

Windows Defender AV has once again achieved 100% Protection scores

Any Windows user, facing challenges in the online world can receive quick emergency assistance from Windows Defender AV. The product offers flawless protection and its experts offer help against any real threat confronting security programs on the Internet. A recent […]

Norton Safe Web for Microsoft Edge

Norton Safe Web extension for Microsoft Edge released

Windows 10 is already up in the game with all the latest and greatest security features yet. But people tend to not trust these first-party measures from Microsoft. Windows Defender comes inbuilt with Windows 10 and protects the users with […]

download bomb exploit

Download Bomb strikes again, Microsoft Edge Browser deemed safe

Last year Google had addressed a deadly exploit that could be carried on its Chrome browser. The “Download bomb” exploit was mostly used by tech scammers to make sure that users will fall prey to their trap. Sadly this issue […]

False positives

VirusTotal Monitor launched to mitigate the false positives

Antivirus software is considered to be efficient when it produces minimum false positives. In fact, it is the most important feature that an antivirus program must possess. False positives are nothing but the virus scan results which wrongly indicate that […]

Microsoft Outlook

Microsoft Outlook flaw let hackers steal your Windows password

A vulnerability has been detected in Microsoft Outlook that risks users credentials being hacked by attackers. Discovered by Will Dormann of the CERT Coordination Center (CERT/CC), the vulnerability allows hackers to steal user’s Windows password just by having the target […]

Google bars cryptocurrency mining Chrome extensions

Google has banned all Chrome extensions manufactured to mine cryptocurrency from its Chrome web store with immediate effect. The company said that there has been a rise in the malicious extensions being registered on the Chrome store. These banned browser […]

Meltdown Patch Fix

Microsoft releases patch to fix the patch that fixed the Meltdown flaw

A few months ago, computer systems worldwide were detected vulnerable to attacks named Meltdown and Spectre. All the companies like Microsoft and Intel issued patches for their devices and fix this vulnerability. Maybe because of this rush, Microsoft issued a […]

Intel-Skylake-CPU

BranchScope is the latest vulnerability for CPUs made by Intel

A team of researchers from College of William & Mary, University of California Riverside, Carnegie Mellon University of Qatar and Binghamton University demoed a new attack named BranchScope that Intel CPUs are vulnerable to. They demoed this vulnerability to the CPUs […]

Windows Defender

Windows Defender features demo site launched

Microsoft has launched a demo site demonstrating Windows defender features that allow users to test Windows Defender capabilities in real time. The demo site contains several Antivirus protection tests with built-in demonstration files and steps for users to test. Test […]

McAfee acquires TunnelBear, a leading consumer VPN company

TunnelBear is known for its products like the TunnelBear VPN and the recently launched TunnelBear password manager. The latest news is that McAfee has closed the acquisition of TunnelBear and with this, the former is aiming to enhance its Advanced […]

Windows Analytics will make your PC more secure now

Recently we reported about Spectre and Meltdown vulnerabilities that were really terrifying as they took advantage of an architecture based flaw in different processors. These vulnerabilities were present in the chip no matter what architecture, generation, brand or platform based […]

Annabelle is a dud Ransomware

In the past couple of years, we have seen a range of Ransomware making rounds on the internet. Strangely enough, this also included a Ransomware that faked encrypting files and pulled a bluff. While the intent of most ransomware is […]

uTorrent bug allows attackers to control your computer remotely

uTorrent is arguably the most popular BitTorrent client. The app allows users to connect to a peer-to-peer network and download/share files. In a recent turn of events, it is discovered that two versions of uTorrent are found susceptible to attacks. […]

Artificial intelligence

How Windows Defender’s Artificial Intelligence stopped the malware outbreak

Ever imagined that a new malware attack stopped in its tracks by Artificial Intelligence? This possibility is brought to life by Microsoft with its antivirus, Windows Defender. According to a blog on Microsoft Secure, Windows Defender AV’s layered machine learning […]

Security

Windows 7 and Windows 8.1 get Windows Defender ATP support

Microsoft has been striving hard to make the Windows 10 as safe and secure as possible. With the cyberthreats looming large it only makes sense for Microsoft to take the initiative and help people stay safe and secure. Windows Defender […]

Smominru Monero Mining botnet

Monero Mining Botnet stealing Millions in Global Fraud

With the current fluctuations in the Cryptocurrency markets you would be forgiven for thinking that all of the currencies are on a downward spiral, but there are a few that are bucking the trend. Bitcoin rivals such as Monero and […]