Antimalware Service Executable High CPU & Memory – How To Deal With It?

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 in the past, 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… Continue reading Antimalware Service Executable High CPU & Memory – How To Deal With It?

Microsoft patches 117 vulnerabilities, including 9 zero-day vulnerabilities

As part of July Patch Tuesday, Microsoft fixed (released patches) for 117 vulnerabilities, of which 13 were classified as critical. That is, the July set of patches is twice as large as the May and June “Patch Tuesday” combined. This time, bugs were fixed in products such as Microsoft Office, SharePoint, Excel, Microsoft Exchange Server,… Continue reading Microsoft patches 117 vulnerabilities, including 9 zero-day vulnerabilities

Hackers Bypass Firewalls Using Windows Feature

Hackers now bypass firewalls using a legitimate component of the Windows operating system called Background Intelligent Transfer Service (BITS), installing malware into it. In 2020, hospitals, medical centres and nursing homes suffered from an ever-changing phishing campaign that spread the KEGTAP backdoor, which opened the way for Ryuk ransomware attacks. FireEye Mandiant recently discovered a… Continue reading Hackers Bypass Firewalls Using Windows Feature

On June “Patch Tuesday” Microsoft fixed 129 vulnerabilities in its products

“Patch Tuesday” this month became the largest in the history of Microsoft: were fixed at once 129 vulnerabilities. March 2020 with 115 corrections is in second place, and 113 corrections in April 2020 arein a third place. 100 absolutely “ridiculous” Microsoft patches were presented in February “Patch Tuesday”, but among them was the sensational 0-day… Continue reading On June “Patch Tuesday” Microsoft fixed 129 vulnerabilities in its products