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Windows 10 20H2 update fixes broken in-place upgrade feature

Security - Posted On:2020-12-01 09:29:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has released a new cumulative update for Windows 10 20H2 that fixes a bug preventing users from performing in-place upgrades with the Microsoft Media Creation Tool (MCT). [...]

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Android app still exposing messages of 100M users despite bug fix

Security - Posted On:2020-12-01 09:29:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

GO SMS Pro, an Android instant messaging app with more than 100 million installs, is still exposing the privately shared messages of millions of users even though the developer has been working on a fix for the flaw behind the data leak for almost two weeks. [...]

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Windows 10 Cumulative Update Preview KB4586853 Released

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 18:59:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

​Microsoft has released the optional KB4586853 non-security cumulative update preview for Windows 10 versions 2004 and 20H2, with USB 3.0 and gaming fixes. [...]

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Microsoft Defender for Identity now detects Zerologon attacks

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 18:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Microsoft has added support for Zerologon exploitation detection to Microsoft Defender for Identity to allow Security Operations teams to detect on-premises attacks attempting to abuse this critical vulnerability. [...]

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Windows 10 ARM runs faster on M1 Macs than on a Surface Pro X

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 18:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Since Apple unveiled its M1 chip, users have been in awe of its performance power efficiency. It turns out that the M1 chip not only performs fantastic for macOS BigSur but it may also be a better choice for Windows 10 than Microsoft's own devices. [...]

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Gootkit malware returns to life alongside REvil ransomware

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 14:45:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

After a year-long vacation, the Gootkit information-stealing Trojan has returned to life alongside REvil Ransomware in a new campaign targeting Germany. [...]

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Healthcare provider AspenPointe data breach affects 295K patients

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 13:15:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

U.S. healthcare provider AspenPointe notified patients of a data breach stemming from a September 2020 cyberattack that enabled attackers to steal protected health information (PHI) and personally identifiable information (PII). [...]

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Cyber Monday VPN deal: Get 68% off NordVPN + 3 months FREE

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 12:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

NordVPN's Cyber Monday deal is now live with 68% off a 2-year VPN subscription and an additional three months for free. This offer gives you a total of 27 months of VPN access for a monthly cost of $3.30! [...]

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Baltimore students told to ditch Windows PCs after ransomware attack

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 12:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Baltimore County Public Schools (BCPS) urged students and staff to stop using their school-issued Windows computers and only use Chromebooks and Google accounts following a ransomware attack that hit the district's network last Wednesday. [...]

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The Best Cyber Monday 2020 Security, IT, VPN, & Antivirus Deals

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 12:15:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Cyber Monday is here and great deals are available for computer security, software, online courses, system admin services, antivirus, and VPN software. [...]

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Microsoft really wants you to stop using Internet Explorer

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 11:45:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Today, Microsoft is taking further steps to kill off Internet Explorer in Windows 10 by removing support for Microsoft Teams.  [...]

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Vermont hospitals still recovering from October ransomware attack

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 11:45:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

The University of Vermont Health Network is still recovering from a Ryuk Ransomware attack in October 2020, with services slowly coming back online. [...]

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Credit card skimmer fills fake PayPal forms with stolen order info

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 10:44:56 Source: bleepingcomputer

A newly discovered credit card skimmer uses an innovative technique to inject highly convincing PayPal iframes and hijack the checkout process on compromised online stores. [...]

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IoT chip maker Advantech confirms ransomware attack, data theft

Security - Posted On:2020-11-30 09:44:57 Source: bleepingcomputer

Industrial automation and Industrial IoT (IIoT) chip maker Advantech confirmed a ransomware attack that hit its network and led to the theft of confidential, albeit low-value, company documents. [...]

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How to get more time to uninstall Windows 10 feature updates

Security - Posted On:2020-11-29 20:29:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

By default, Microsoft allows users ten days to uninstall a new Windows 10 feature update and roll back to a previous version of the operating system. In this article, we will show you how to increase your 'OS uninstall window' to give you more time to test out a new Windows 10 feature update. [...]

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How to give yourself more time to downgrade Windows 10

Security - Posted On:2020-11-29 20:14:59 Source: bleepingcomputer

By default, Microsoft allows users ten days to uninstall a new Windows 10 feature update and roll back to a previous version of the operating system. In this article, we will show you how to increase your 'OS uninstall window' to give you more time to test out a new Windows 10 feature update. [...]

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Pennsylvania county pays 500K ransom to DoppelPaymer ransomware

Security - Posted On:2020-11-29 14:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

Delaware County, Pennsylvania has paid a $500,000 ransom after their systems were hit by the DoppelPaymer ransomware last weekend. [...]

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Malwarebytes Premium is 50% off for Black Friday, Cyber Monday

Security - Posted On:2020-11-29 14:00:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Malwarebytes's Cyber Monday deal is live with 50% off Malwarebytes Premium and 25% off the Malwarebytes for Teams business product. [...]

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How to extend the time to rollback a buggy Windows 10 feature update

Security - Posted On:2020-11-29 13:30:00 Source: bleepingcomputer

By default, Microsoft allows users ten days to uninstall a new Windows 10 feature update and roll back to a previous version of the operating system. In this article, we will show you how to increase your 'OS uninstall window' to give you more time to test out a new Windows 10 feature update. [...]

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Malwarebytes Cyber Monday Deal: Get 50% off Premium, Teams

Security - Posted On:2020-11-29 11:45:01 Source: bleepingcomputer

Malwarebytes's Cyber Monday deal is live with 50% off Malwarebytes Premium and 25% off the Malwarebytes for Teams business product. [...]

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