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WordPress Loginizer Plugin Was Automatically Updated Due To Vulnerability

WordPress tends to take a light-handed approach when it comes to managing the legions of plugins that are compatible with the most popular blogging platform on the planet. This time, however, they're ...

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 ...

Adobe Patches A Number of Critical Vulnerabilities In Latest Update

If you make frequent use of Adobe products, then you'll definitely want to give priority to applying the latest security update offered by the company. It's an out of band patch that ...

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 ...

Hacked Networks And Credentials Being Sold At Alarming Rates

Selling network access is big business on underground hacking websites. Even worse, the business is growing at an alarming rate, according to a report recently published by cyber security firm KELA. According ...

Surge In Ransomware Continues In 2020, Targeting Healthcare

The year 2020 could well be described as the Year of Ransomware. Security researchers around the globe who monitor such things have noted a sharp uptick in the use of ransomware this ...

New Updates For Office 365 Will Include Phishing Protection

Are you an Office 365 user? If so, be aware that Microsoft is adding some powerful new protections to the software suite, designed to make you safer. Hackers commonly target Office 365 ...

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 ...

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