Category Archive: software

Vaccine, not Killswitch, Found for Petya (NotPetya) Ransomware Outbreak
  • 28
    Jun

Vaccine, not Killswitch, Found for Petya (NotPetya) Ransomware Outbreak

Cybereason security researcher Amit Serper has found a way to prevent the Petya (NotPetya/SortaPetya/Petna) ransomware from infecting computers. The ransomware has been wreaking havoc across the globe today, locking hard drive MFT and MBR sections and preventing computers from booting....

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Five reliable Outlook PST file repair tools
  • 28
    Oct

Five reliable Outlook PST file repair tools

Outlook is the industry standard groupware tool. Organizations depend on it for email, calendaring, tasks, contacts... it is often the heart and soul of a business. However, the file that contains the precious data for Outlook is a fragile one,...

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Samsung explored how to run Windows 10 & Android simultaneously on a Galaxy device, reveals a patent
  • 20
    Sep

Samsung explored how to run Windows 10 & Android simultaneously on a Galaxy device, reveals a patent

A patent application filed in May 2015 reveals Samsung’s plan to explore technology enabling Windows 10 and Android OSes to run simultaneously on a Galaxy device. Dual-OS booting smartphone is not a new concept, but the patent in question envisions...

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Warning: Fake Adobe Flash Update installs malware on your Windows computer
  • 1
    Sep

Warning: Fake Adobe Flash Update installs malware on your Windows computer

If you receive an unexpected message asking you to update your Adobe Flash Player, think twice before pressing the update button. This is an old strategy used by hackers to install malware on your computer. Unfortunately, their trick really works because...

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Supercomputer superheroes attempt to autonomously find, plug software holes, for cash
  • 25
    Aug

Supercomputer superheroes attempt to autonomously find, plug software holes, for cash

Seven supercomputers competed in a contest to find software vulnerabilities Giant refrigerator-sized supercomputers battled each other on Thursday in a virtual contest to show that machines can find software vulnerabilities. The result: the supercomputers time and time again detected simulated...

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Best ransomware decrypt tools for Windows 10
  • 23
    Aug

Best ransomware decrypt tools for Windows 10

Ransomware is probably the worst kind of malware than can infect your computer. This type of malware will encrypt and lock your files, and the only way to get access to them is to pay the ransom to the hacker....

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NoMoreRansom.org launched to help Ransomware victims
  • 17
    Aug

NoMoreRansom.org launched to help Ransomware victims

A new web portal NoMoreRansom.org will now help you removing the ransomware without paying off your hard earned money to the attackers. EUROPOL, Kaspersky, Intel, Netherland Police have come together to form a No More Ransom initiative. NoMoreRansom.org will help...

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Census: ABS website not attacked or hacked, Michael McCormack says
  • 10
    Aug

Census: ABS website not attacked or hacked, Michael McCormack says

Census: ABS website not attacked or hacked, Michael McCormack says The minister responsible for the census has directly contradicted the Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) by saying its website was not attacked on census night, despite confirming that the site...

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Petition urges Apple not to release technology for jamming phone cameras
  • 3
    Aug

Petition urges Apple not to release technology for jamming phone cameras

Over 11,000 people have signed a petition asking Apple not to deploy technology that would allow third parties like the police to use it to disable cameras on user phones under certain circumstances. Apple got a patent for this infrared...

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Why ransomware criminals need great customer service
  • 25
    Jul

Why ransomware criminals need great customer service

Yes, even bad-guy malware developers have to keep their "customers" happy. Read what happens when F-Secure tests the "help desks" of four crypto-locking malware makers.... read full article

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