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Janet Jackson Song Killed Hard Drives on Old Laptops

Microsoft specialist Raymond Chen shared an interesting story from the Windows XP era on the blog: the music video for…

Critical Bug in Google Titan M Chip Netted Researchers $75,000

Quarkslab researchers published details of a critical bug they found in the Google Titan M chip earlier this year. Let…

Disrupting SEABORGIUM’s Ongoing Phishing Operations

Microsoft Threat Intelligence Center (MSTIC) experts announce the disruption of an operation conducted by the Russian-speaking hacking group SEABORGIUM, targeting…

Researcher Hacks Starlink Terminal With $25 Homemade Board

Lennert Wouters, a researcher at the Catholic University of Leuven, who previously discovered a bug that allowed to hijack Tesla…

Chinese Hackers Injected a Backdoor into the MiMi Messenger

SEKOIA and Trend Micro specialists published reports on the activity of the Chinese hack group APT27 (aka Emissary Panda, Iron…

The most dangerous malware of November 2019

Check Point named the most dangerous malware of November 2019

Check Point Research Team, Check Point® Software Technologies Ltd. (NASDAQ: CHKP), a global cybersecurity solutions provider, published the Global Threat Index report, listing the most dangerous malware of November 2019.…

LockerGoga developers looking in Ukraine

France are looking for LockerGoga ransomware developers in Ukraine

French law enforcement agencies are looking in Ukraine for developers who used LockerGoga ransomware to attack more than 1,200 industrial enterprises around the world. According to the French police, some…

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An attacker in a WhatsApp group chat could disable messengers of other participants

Do you like chatting in groups of interest? Are you smiling or shivering when in a group chat from your child’s kindergarten or school class new messages arrive? You are…

Google Fined Record €4.3 Billion for Abusing Dominance in Smartphone Market

Google Fined Record €4.3 Billion for Abusing Dominance in Smartphone Market

On July 18, 2018, the European Commission announced that it had fined Google €4.3 billion for violating EU competition rules. The fine was imposed after an investigation revealed that Google…

Smoke Loader Malware

Smoke Loader Malware: New Password-Stealing Infection Method

A new variant of the Smoke Loader malware has been discovered that uses a new method to infect computers. Smoke Loader is a sophisticated malware that has been around since…

Windows 8.1 ☠️ The End of Support

Windows 8.1 ☠️ The End of Support

First, it’s important to understand that Microsoft ended support for Windows 8.1 on January 9th, 2018. This means that the operating system will no longer receive security updates, bug fixes,…

Top 10 the most dangerous viruses of all time

Top 10 Deadliest Virus in

Computer viruses are really similar to real-life ones. They can infect thousands of PCs in just one hour, so we can call it an epidemic. Agreed, it is exciting to…

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MongoDB Data Breaches

One of the biggest breaches of databases happened recently – personal information on nearly 50 thousand users was stolen and replaced by random files with instructions on how to get…

Top-6 biggest tech failures of 2016

Top-6 biggest tech failures of 2016

Samsung Galaxy Note 7 The biggest failure of Samsung for all history is Galaxy Note 7. Smartphones started exploding, that caused a stoppage in production and users were forbidden from…