This New Malware Wants To Steal Your Data

A nasty new malware strain has recently been spotted in the wilds by researchers at zScaler. Dubbed “BlackGuard” the malicious code has been found on a variety of Russian underground Blackhat forums.  It is offered as a service and anyone criminally minded can access the code for the bargain price of just $200 a month. […]

This Android Malware Will Steal Your Facebook Credentials

Do you have an Android device?  Even if you don’t, you know someone who does. Google is incredibly good at spotting poisoned copies of apps on its Play Store and getting rid of them before they can spread to the devices of users who rely on the safety and security offered by the Play Store. […]

Some Microsoft’s Source Code Was Stolen By Hacker Group

Microsoft recently confirmed that an account belonging to one of their employees was compromised by the Lapsus$ hacking group, which allowed them to abscond with portions of the company’s source code. Yes, you read that correctly.  Microsoft got hacked.  They now join the latest in a seemingly unending parade of large tech companies to have […]

Some Microsoft Servers Are Experiencing DNS Problems After Update

Do you use Windows Server 2019?  If so, then you may be experiencing some issues as of the latest update. According to details published on the Windows Health Dashboard, customers who installed updates released on January 25th or later may experience DNS issues relating to DNS stub zones. The company had this to say about […]

Security Vulnerability Found In Wyze Security Cameras

Do you have a Wyze Cam?  If you’re not sure what that is, it’s an internet camera that offers a low-cost solution to those who are interested in playing around with video and not willing to spend a ton of money on it. Unfortunately, in this instance it’s a budget option with a bite and […]

One Click Default Browser Choice Coming To Windows 11

One of the latest revelations to come from the Windows 11 development team is that Microsoft is working on streamlining the process of setting a default web browser for Windows 11 users. The new paradigm under development will allow the selection to be made with a single click! The new change was rolled out on […]

Chromebook Users Will Get New Tools And Features Soon

Do you own a Chromebook?  If so, be aware that version 100 of the Chrome OS and Chrome Browser boasts a new launcher.  Simply press the “Everything” button which is located on the left-hand corner of your screen to open the Chrome OS launcher. Like the Windows Start button and the macOS “Spotlight” feature, the […]

Mobile Devices Connected To Windows Known As Phone Link

Microsoft recently announced that it was doing a bit of re-branding. The company’s apps that connect Android and iPhones to your Windows PC were formally called “Your Phone.” Under the new re-naming scheme, those apps will now be called “Phone Link.” Hand in hand with that change, Microsoft is also re-naming the mobile companion app, which […]

Microsoft Help Files Are Being Used To Distribute This Spyware

Diana Lopera is a researcher for Trustwave Cybersecurity and has stumbled across something that’s one part interesting and one part disturbing. Apparently, a group of hackers are trying a new approach to distribute their malicious code which is leveraging Microsoft’s HTML help files. Yes, you read that correctly.  It’s an innovative technique that’s not only […]

Outlook Having PDF Preview Issues With Microsoft PowerToys

Do you use Microsoft PowerToys?  If you’re not sure what that is then you probably don’t. If you’re curious, Microsoft has an open-source set of tools called PowerToys which is designed to allow power users to customize their Windows environments to taste. In some instances, for some Microsoft 365 users, if the user in question […]