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Microsoft: Attackers Exploiting Windows Zero-Day Flaw

Microsoft: Attackers Exploiting Windows Zero-Day Flaw

Microsoft Corp. warned Tuesday that attackers are exploiting a previously unknown vulnerability in Windows 10 and many Windows Server versions to seize control over PCs when users open a malicious document or ...
Wanted: Disgruntled Employees to Deploy Ransomware

Wanted: Disgruntled Employees to Deploy Ransomware

Criminal hackers will try almost anything to get inside a profitable enterprise and secure a million-dollar payday from a ransomware infection. Apparently now that includes emailing employees directly and asking them to ...
Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Windows Flaw

Microsoft Issues Emergency Patch for Windows Flaw

Microsoft on Tuesday issued an emergency software update to quash a security bug that's been dubbed "PrintNightmare," a critical vulnerability in all supported versions of Windows that is actively being exploited. The ...
Exploiting (and Patching) a Zero Day RCE Vulnerability in a Western Digital NAS

Another 0-Day Looms for Many Western Digital Users

Countless Western Digital customers saw their MyBook Live network storage drives remotely wiped in the past month thanks to a bug in a product line the company stopped supporting in 2015, as ...
MyBook Users Urged to Unplug Devices from Internet

MyBook Users Urged to Unplug Devices from Internet

Hard drive giant Western Digital is urging users of its MyBook Live brand of network storage drives to disconnect them from the Internet, warning that malicious hackers are remotely wiping the drives ...
How to Tell a Job Offer from an ID Theft Trap

How to Tell a Job Offer from an ID Theft Trap

One of the oldest scams around -- the fake job interview that seeks only to harvest your personal and financial data -- is on the rise, the FBI warns. Here's the story ...
Recycle Your Phone, Sure, But Maybe Not Your Number

Recycle Your Phone, Sure, But Maybe Not Your Number

Many online services allow users to reset their passwords by clicking a link sent via SMS, and this unfortunately widespread practice has turned mobile phone numbers into de facto identity documents. Which ...
Malicious Office 365 Apps Are the Ultimate Insiders

Malicious Office 365 Apps Are the Ultimate Insiders

Phishers targeting Microsoft Office 365 users increasingly are turning to specialized links that take users to their organization's own email login page. After a user logs in, the link prompts them to ...
Experian’s Credit Freeze Security is Still a Joke

Experian’s Credit Freeze Security is Still a Joke

In 2017, KrebsOnSecurity showed how easy it is for identity thieves to undo a consumer's request to freeze their credit file at Experian, one of the big three consumer credit bureaus in ...
Can We Stop Pretending SMS Is Secure Now?

Can We Stop Pretending SMS Is Secure Now?

SMS text messages were already the weakest link securing just about anything online, mainly because there are tens of thousands of people (many of them low-paid mobile store employees) who can be ...