Mandiant experts reported that Ukrainian government agencies are suffering from attacks using malicious Trojanized Windows 10 installers, as victims download malicious ISO files from Ukrainian and Russian-language torrent trackers (including Toloka and RuTracker). Let me remind you that we also wrote that TrickBot Hack Group Systematically Attacks Ukraine, and also that Microsoft Accuses Russia of… Continue reading Hackers Attack Ukrainian Organizations through Malicious Windows 10 Installers
Windows has valuable features, including comfortable tools for user PC and confidential data protection. Unfortunately, hackers are interested in breaking into this operating system, as Windows occupies more than 85% of user devices. Also, this OS has many vulnerabilities that attackers try to use. In the following guide, you will find some essential tips on… Continue reading How to Keep Your Windows 10 Computer Secure in 2023
Windows Defender is a decent antivirus solution that comes in a package with Windows 10 and Windows 11. There were many controversies about its efficiency and quality, which are still heard now. In this article, we’ll be dealing with one of the most rebuked traits of Windows Defender – its tremendous resource consumption. Namely, we… Continue reading Antimalware Service Executable High CPU & Memory – How To Deal With It?
Most widespread viruses can be removed from your PC without any additional setups. However, some “serious” examples of computer viruses can block the anti-malware software usage or just load the CPU so much that the security tool will fail to start. For that case (and some other actions) Microsoft added the Safe Mode to their… Continue reading How to Remove a Virus From a Computer in Safe Mode
Last weekend, the well-known cybersecurity researcher Jonas Lykkegaard reported a rather serious vulnerability in Windows 10. All versions of Windows 10 released in the last 2.5 years (as well as Windows 11) are vulnerable to an issue dubbed SeriousSAM and HiveNightmare. Thanks to this bug, an attacker can elevate his privileges and gain access to… Continue reading Vulnerability in Windows 10 could allow gaining administrator privileges
Microsoft has fixed a bug in Windows 10 that changed the name, artist, or other metadata in FLAC files, therefore corrupting them. The bug affected several editions of Windows 10 (Home, Pro, Enterprise, Education, Pro Education and Pro for Workstations), as well as several versions (2004 and 20H2). The problem could arise when editing the… Continue reading Microsoft fixes a bug that corrupted FLAC files
A bug in Windows 10 causes the OS to crash with a blue screen of death (BSOD) if the user tries to open a specific path in the address bar of the browser or uses other Windows commands. Last week, Twitter posted messages from a security researcher about two vulnerabilities in Windows that could be… Continue reading Windows 10 bug causes BSOD when opening a specific path
In early 2020, Microsoft officially ended support for the Windows 7 operating system. However, millions of Windows 7 users refuse to upgrade to Windows 10. Prior to the end of support, ZDNet journalist Ed Bott consulted with some analytics experts and estimated that approximately 200 million PC owners worldwide would ignore the end of support… Continue reading Millions of Windows 7 users refuse to upgrade to Windows 10