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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • May 18th, 2018
Coin Mining Malware Bypasses Antivirus, Crashes Windows When Force-Closed

Coin Mining Malware Bypasses Antivirus, Crashes Windows When Force-Closed

WinstarNssmMiner uses all PC resources to mine for Monero

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • May 3rd, 2018
Microsoft Fixes Critical Remote Code Execution Flaw in hcsshim Library

Microsoft Fixes Critical Remote Code Execution Flaw in hcsshim Library

Updated version of the library available on GitHub

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • September 7th, 2017
Microsoft Won’t Fix Browser Security Flaw That Apple and Google Already Patched

Microsoft Won’t Fix Browser Security Flaw That Apple and Google Already Patched

The vulnerability has been found in Microsoft Edge too

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • August 4th, 2017
WikiLeaks: CIA Using Windows Hack to Block Surveillance Cameras, Protect Agents

WikiLeaks: CIA Using Windows Hack to Block Surveillance Cameras, Protect Agents

Dumbo is a Windows tool that can shut down cameras

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • July 7th, 2017
WikiLeaks Reveals BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon CIA Hacking Tools for Windows, Linux

WikiLeaks Reveals BothanSpy and Gyrfalcon CIA Hacking Tools for Windows, Linux

The two hacks can extra credentials from a system

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • July 4th, 2017
NATO Warns WannaCry, Petya Attacks Could Trigger Article 5

NATO Warns WannaCry, Petya Attacks Could Trigger Article 5

The alliance claims the attack was launched by state actors

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • July 4th, 2017
WannaCry Who? IT Pros Not Rushing to Update Windows Despite Major Attacks

WannaCry Who? IT Pros Not Rushing to Update Windows Despite Major Attacks

Survey shows CIOs are not concerned by ransomware attacks

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • May 5th, 2017
Microsoft Warns of Windows Attacks Hacking Software Update System

Microsoft Warns of Windows Attacks Hacking Software Update System

The company says banks and payment systems are under attack

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • May 4th, 2017
Antivirus Solutions Aren’t All Hackerproof, Research Finds

Antivirus Solutions Aren’t All Hackerproof, Research Finds

Some vendors fail to protect own solutions, AV-TEST says

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • April 25th, 2017
Microsoft Edge Browser Security Flaw Allows Hackers to Steal Your Passwords

Microsoft Edge Browser Security Flaw Allows Hackers to Steal Your Passwords

Redmond yet to patch the vulnerability, researcher says

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • April 20th, 2017
Windows XP, the Only Victim of Shadow Brokers’ Leaked NSA Hacking Tools

Windows XP, the Only Victim of Shadow Brokers’ Leaked NSA Hacking Tools

All the other versions of Windows have already been patched

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • April 15th, 2017
Microsoft Says NSA’s Leaked Windows Hacks Already Blocked, Users Fully Secure

Microsoft Says NSA’s Leaked Windows Hacks Already Blocked, Users Fully Secure

Supported Windows versions are fully protected

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • April 14th, 2017
NSA’s Windows Hacking Tools Leaked, Millions of Users Exposed <em>Updated</em>

NSA’s Windows Hacking Tools Leaked, Millions of Users Exposed Updated

Shadow Brokers post Windows hacking tools online

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • April 12th, 2017
Microsoft Releases Patch for Zero-Day Flaw in Office and WordPad

Microsoft Releases Patch for Zero-Day Flaw in Office and WordPad

Vulnerability details were made public earlier this week

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • April 11th, 2017
Microsoft to Release Patch Fixing Zero-Day Office Vulnerability Today

Microsoft to Release Patch Fixing Zero-Day Office Vulnerability Today

Fix will be released as part of the Patch Tuesday rollout

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • April 10th, 2017
Zero-Day Flaw in Microsoft Word Can Be Used to Hijack Any Windows System

Zero-Day Flaw in Microsoft Word Can Be Used to Hijack Any Windows System

Microsoft is yet to patch the vulnerability, though a fix is expected tomorrow as part of the monthly Patch Tuesday

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  • By Bogdan Popa
  • April 3rd, 2017
Microsoft Won’t Block Zero-Day Attacks Targeting 600,000 Systems for Good Reason

Microsoft Won’t Block Zero-Day Attacks Targeting 600,000 Systems for Good Reason

These computers are all running unsupported Windows

 
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