Now that ransomware developers know that they can earn monstrous payouts fromÂ local cities and insurance policies, we see a new government agency, school district, or large company getting hit with a ransomware attack every day.
Microsoft is rolling out Windows 10 20H1 Build 18945 to Windows Insiders in the Fast ring to include lots of new features such as WSL2 goodies, a new Cortana Beta experience, accessibility improvements, and File Explorer search.
Today marks the third anniversary of No More Ransom and through itsÂ partners from the public and private sectors, law enforcement, academia, and researchers, the project has been able to help hundreds of thousands, if not millions,Â of victims get their encrypted files back for free.
An accidental push of an internalÂ Windows 10 Insider build may have given us a glimpse of what Microsoft is planning for the future of the Start Menu, the Emoji Panel,Â and other features.
Microsoft has placed a compatibility hold on Windows 10 devices that prevents them from upgrading to Windows 10 1903 if they are using older Intel Rapid Storage Technology drivers. This is because certain versions of the software could cause Windows 10 to crash or not operate properly in version 1903.
Microsoft is asking Windows Insiders to schedule an anonymous call with Microsoft developers to discuss their experiences using OneNote, Outlook, or the Edge browser. These requests are being shown in notifications displayed on the desktop from the Feedback Hub.
Louisiana Governor John Edwards has declared a state of emergency after a wave of ransomware attacks targeted schoolÂ districts this month. This Emergency Declaration will allow Louisiana stateÂ resources and cybersecurity experts to assist local governments in securing their networks.
If you use Office 365's webmail interface to prevent email recipients from seeing your local IP address, you are out of luck. When sending email through Office 365, your local IP address will be injected into the message as an extra mail header.
A recent security alert caused a panic where people thought the VLC Media Player was affected by a critical vulnerability that had no patch. The problem is that the vulnerability was not in VLC, but rather a module that was replaced over 16 months ago.
The Robinhood stock trading site is alerting users that passwords were stored in their system in human readable format, otherwise known as clear text. While no foul play was detected, this could have allowed employees or unauthorized users to view an account's password.
Malwarebytes has released AdwCleaner 7.4 and with it comes a new feature that will detect and remove preinstalled software that is typically added to generate revenue for the hardware developer and thus reduce the device's cost.
Through the analysis of over 3.9 million posts on underground hacker and malware forums, a new report illustrates the most common malware and threats being discussed.
Microsoft has released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 version 1809 that fixes numerous bugs including one that would crash Internet Explorer when dragging tabs and one that prevented newly installed applications from showing up in Windows search results.
A decryptor for the LooCipher Ransomware has been released by Emsisoft thatÂ allows victims to decrypt their files for free. If you were infected with LooCipher,Â do not pay the ransom and instead follow the instructions below.
Over the weekend, privacy concern were raised regarding how Microsoft Edge is uploading the URLs to SmartScreen. After further testing by BleepingComputer, we learned that Windows 10 also transmits a great deal of potentially sensitive information about your applications to SmartScreen when you attempt to run them.