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CD Projekt: Data stolen in ransomware attack now circulating online

CD Projekt is warning today that internal data stolen during their February ransomware attack is circulating on the Internet.In February, CD Projekt suffered a ransomware attack that allowed threat actors to steal source code and business data before encrypting devices.In a new statement published today, CD Projekt said they have learned that this
Publish At:2021-06-10 20:20 | Read:81 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Gaming Software ransomware

Google fixes sixth Chrome zero-day exploited in the wild this year

Google has released Chrome 91.0.4472.101 for Windows, Mac, and Linux to fix 14 security vulnerabilities, with one zero-day vulnerability exploited in the wild and tracked as CVE-2021-30551.Google Chrome 91.0.4472.101 has started rolling out worldwide and will become available to all users over the next few days.Google Chrome will automatically attempt t
Publish At:2021-06-09 17:00 | Read:141 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Google Software exploit

GitHub now scans for accidentally-exposed PyPI, RubyGems secrets

GitHub has recently expanded its secrets scanning capabilities to repositories containing PyPI and RubyGems registry secrets.The move helps protect millions of applications built by Ruby and Python developers who may inadvertently be committing secrets and credentials to their public GitHub repos.GitHub will now scan for PyPI, RubyGems se
Publish At:2021-06-09 05:18 | Read:178 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software

Adobe issues security updates for 41 vulnerabilities in 10 products

Adobe has released a giant Patch Tuesday security update release that fixes vulnerabilities in ten applications, including Adobe Acrobat, Reader, and Photoshop.The complete list of Adobe Products receiving security updates today and the number of fixed vulnerabilities are below:APSB21-36 | Adobe Connect: 1 Important vulnerability was fixed.APS
Publish At:2021-06-08 13:44 | Read:56 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software security

Windows 10 KB5003637 & KB5003635 cumulative updates released

As part of the June 2021 Patch Tuesday, Microsoft has released new cumulative updates for all supported version of Windows, including Windows 10 KB5003637 & KB5003635 for the Windows 10 May 2021 Update and Windows 10 October 2020 Update.The cumulative updates include security fixes for PCs with May 2021 Update, October 2020 Update and May 2020
Publish At:2021-06-08 13:43 | Read:62 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Hands on with Norton antivirus Ethereum mining: The good and the bad

Last week, NortonLifelock announced that the Norton 360 antivirus suite would soon be able to mine Ethereum cryptocurrency while the computer is idle. In this article, we go hands-on with the new 'Norton Crypto' feature to show what's good about it and what's bad.The Norton Crypto feature is first being introduced in Norton's Early Adopter Program (EAP) that
Publish At:2021-06-07 14:18 | Read:93 | Comments:0 | Tags:CryptoCurrency Security Software Virus

Notepad++ drops Bing after "tank man" censorship fiasco

The latest Notepad++ release has removed support for Bing search from the app after the "tank man" fiasco Microsoft had to deal with on Friday afternoon."Microsoft Bing is removed from Notepad++ settings for Search on Internet command, due to its poor reliability," the Notepad++ v8 announcement reads.Don Ho, the creator of Notepad++, one of the most popular
Publish At:2021-06-07 10:24 | Read:129 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software

Customize your Windows 10 experience with these free apps

Unlike macOS and other desktop platforms, Windows 10 lets you redesign the desktop with third-party tools that offer a wide range of customizations.From simply changing the accent color to installing a new theme from the Windows Store, Windows 10 provides plenty of options by default. However, if you want to get the most out of your desktop, you can try the
Publish At:2021-06-06 14:54 | Read:83 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Microsoft Edge now syncs font contrast settings with Windows 10

With the next version of Chromium Edge, Microsoft says it will update the font rendering experience to match the standards of other native Windows apps, such as Calculator, Groove Music, etc.Microsoft has already enabled the new font rendering experience in the Canary builds. As per the experimental flag description, users will notice contrast enhancement, g
Publish At:2021-06-02 21:08 | Read:221 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Firefox now autoupdates on Windows even when not running

The Windows version of Firefox can now automatically upgrade itself to the latest version in the background when the web browser is not running."Background Update is now available on Windows. This feature will allow Firefox to update, even if it is not running," the Firefox 90.0 Beta release notes read."Until now, Firefox has only downloaded and install
Publish At:2021-06-02 17:14 | Read:140 | Comments:0 | Tags:Software

Norton 360 antivirus now lets you mine Ethereum cryptocurrency

Source: Zoltan Tasi NortonLifelock has added the ability to mine Ethereum cryptocurrency directly within its Norton 360 antivirus program as a way to "protect" users from malicious mining software.This new mining feature is called 'Norton Crypto' and will be rolling out tomorrow to Norton 360 users enrolled in Norton's early adopter program.Wh
Publish At:2021-06-02 17:14 | Read:177 | Comments:0 | Tags:CryptoCurrency Security Software Virus

Microsoft to announce Windows 10's successor on June 24

During the Build 2021 developer conference, we got the first word that Microsoft is working on the next generation of Windows.Today, Microsoft has out press invites for an event they’re holding on June 24 at 11 AM ET.The invitation, sporting the tagline “find out what’s next for Windows,” includes a reference to what looks to be a new
Publish At:2021-06-02 17:14 | Read:142 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Windows 10's package manager flooded with duplicate, malformed apps

Last week, Microsoft released the first stable version of its Windows 10 package manager, Winget, which enables users to manage apps via command-line.Much like package managers available on other platforms, Winget lets Windows users automate app management when it comes to installing, configuring, upgrading, and uninstalling app
Publish At:2021-06-01 13:55 | Read:120 | Comments:0 | Tags:Security Software

Microsoft teases next generation of Windows 10 — What to expect

CEO Satya Nadella has confirmed that Microsoft is working on the next generation of Windows, which features a new design language internally codenamed "Sun Valley" and is reportedly launching later this year.During the Build 2021 developer conference, CEO Nadella explained that "Windows is implicit" and "it's never been more important." Nadella als
Publish At:2021-05-31 14:31 | Read:204 | Comments:0 | Tags:Microsoft Software

Google Chrome 91 released with new features, security improvements

Google has released Chrome 91 today, May 25th, 2021, to the Stable desktop channel, and it includes security improvements, the ability to copy and paste files into web pages, and new developer features.Chrome 91 fixes 32 security vulnerabilities, with eight being marked as 'High' severity.Today, Google promoted Chrome 91 to the Stable channel,
Publish At:2021-05-25 20:17 | Read:147 | Comments:0 | Tags:Google Software security