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#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | NSA: Microsoft Releases Patch to Fix Latest Windows 10 Vulnerability

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans NSA discloses a Windows security flaw that leaves more than 900 million devices vulnerable to spoofed digital certificates The National Security Agency (NSA) isn’t exactly known for wanting to share information about vulnerabilities they discover. In fact, they kept the Microsoft bug known as Eternal Blue […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Adding MFA to Windows Systems

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans By Zach DeMeyer Posted January 6, 2020 Although the password is a ubiquitous security measure, recent security breaches show us that the password by itself isn’t nearly strong enough to protect the entirety of an organization. In fact, compromised credentials represent the number one attack vector […]

#comptia | #ransomware | High-Impact Windows 10 Security Threat Revealed As App-Killing Malware Evolves

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans New research reveals alarming Windows 10 ‘Clop’ app-killing threat Getty The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) issued a high-impact threat warning to U.S. businesses and organizations on October 2, 2019. That threat was ransomware, and the FBI warned that cybercriminals “upgrade and change their techniques to […]

#cybersecurity | #hackerspace | Derbycon2019, Brett Hawkins’ ‘SharPersist: Windows Persistence Toolkit In C#’

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Many Thanks to Adrian Crenshaw (Irongeek), and his Videographer Colleagues for Sharing His and Their Outstanding Videos Of This Last And Important DerbyCon 2019. Visit Irongeek for additional production credits and additional information. Subscribe to Irongeek’s content, and provide Patreon support as well. Permalink The post […]

Microsoft finds critical wormable bug lurking in every version of Windows

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans The vulnerability in Windows Search service could let a hacker take complete control over a server or workstation and leverage worm-like spreading capabilities like those found with WannaCry. Microsoft released its August 2017 patches on Tuesday, which fixed 48 security flaws in six of the company’s […]

Windows 10 users need to update their PC TODAY, or hackers could take control

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Windows 10 users at a risk from a “critical” vulnerability that lets cybercriminals take over their PCs, unless they update their computers now, Microsoft have patched dozens of major security vulnerabilities that affect all supported versions of Windows. One “critical” vulnerability enabled a hacker to exploit […]

WINDOW’S OPEN Microsoft Windows bug lets hackers take control of your PC by sending you a email

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans A WINDOWS bug could allow hackers to remotely take over your PC or laptop by sending an email which can attack your system even if you don’t open it. The alleged flaw could allow crooks to make changes to your device and steal everything you have […]

Windows users urged to install latest updates following NSA hacking leak

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Windows users have been urged to make sure their operating systems are kept up to date after hackers released details of exploits which cyber criminals could use to hack Microsoft’s operating system. Details of the exploits were released by the … The post Windows users urged […]

Hackers take over microphones on Windows PCs to steal data

Source: National Cyber Security – Produced By Gregory Evans Hackers targeting people in Ukraine have come up with something unusual: they use the microphones on Windows PCs to steal audio recordings of conversations, screenshots, documents and passwords. The cyber security firm CyberX calls it Operation BugDrop because the malware … The post Hackers take over […]

Homeland Security Wants You to Uninstall QuickTime for Windows

On Thursday, the U.S. Department of Homeland Security issued a strange warning to Windows users: please uninstall QuickTime. Apple announced that they wouldn’t be upgrading the old QuickTime media player software for Windows users (like iTunes, QuickTime has a non-Mac version for Windows users) anymore. Without regular updates, the program quickly became vulnerable to security […]

Vine Comes to Windows Phone

  Vine, the six-second-video-sharing mobile application owned by Twitter, announced on Tuesday that it has launched a Windows Phone application. The new app will include the same video-editing features that the iOS and Android versions have, as well as a handful of Windows Phone-specific options. Vine announced 40 million registered users in August http://allthingsd.com/20131112/vine-comes-to-windows-phone/?reflink=ATD_yahoo_ticker Tagged: Android, cell, child, IOS, kid, […]