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Coordinated Effort Underway To Take Down Trickbot Malware

Score one for the good guys. A team led by Microsoft's DCU (Digital Crimes Unit) that includes Symantec, NTT Ltd, ESET, and Lumen's Black Lotus Labs is working on something new. They ...

New Windows 10 Update Shows App Warnings For Malware

A great many malware strains are designed to engage quietly during a PC's startup process and then idle in the background. They are in the system logging keystrokes, taking screen shots at ...

Intel Adding Additional Security To Future Processors

Intel has had more than its share of challenges over the last couple of years. Not the least of which included a whole family of new attack vectors that made headlines and ...

Kraken Malware Uses Microsoft Windows Error Reporting To Exploit System

Hackers are relentless when it comes to testing the boundaries of software for potential weaknesses to exploit. It seems that an unknown group of hackers has found a new one.  Based on ...

New HEH Botnet Malware Can Destroy Devices It Attacks

Security researchers at Netlab have recently reported on their discovery of a terrifying new botnet on the web. Dubbed HEH, this botnet is a different sort of threat. Unlike most others, this ...

October 2020 - 9 Ways Your Data is at Risk by Remote Workers and How to Protect Your Business

Kingston’s businesses have excelled at adapting to the challenges brought on by the sudden lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Many responded by transitioning employees to work from home. Some businesses found the model of having remote workers beneficial and ...

Update Adobe Media Encoder Immediately With Current Patch

Adobe took the unusual step of releasing an out of band patch to address a trio of serious security issues in Adobe Media Encoder. The program is used by tens of thousands ...

New Malware Maker Got Past Apple Security

Apple has been historically very good at keeping malware out of their app store, and they're constantly improving their security protocols on that front. In fact, since February of this year (2020), ...

Microsoft Takes Another Step Against Malware

Ever since Microsoft released Windows Vista, the Redmond giant has made it possible for users to disable Microsoft Defender by way of the Registry. Unfortunately, by granting that ability, it gave well-designed ...

Trickbot Adds New Trick Linux Malware

Trickbot is about as bad as they come in the world of malware. Originally a malware strain from the Windows ecosystem, security professionals have recently found samples of the code in the ...

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