WannaCry Spin-off Computes Ransom Based on Computer

An uprising ransomware variant proves that even hackers can be considerate. Jerome Segura, a cybersecurity researcher with Malwarebytes, declared that Maze Ransomware, a WannaCry spin-off is capable of determining the ransom amount based on the status of the infected computer. Maze, also called ChaCha ransomware, has already infected thousands of …

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G-Suite to Receive a ‘Business Incognito Mode’ in June

Great news for business owners who firmly believe in the motto: “what happens on the work computer, should stay on the work computer.” In a recent blog post, Google announced that G-Suite would receive a confidential mode. The update will be rolled out in early June. Why would you need …

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Microsoft Rolls out Cumulative Update KB4497935 for Windows 10

Last week, Microsoft rolled out the KB4497935 update for the 64-bit version of Windows 10. The latest patch comes with numerous security and system updates and can now be downloaded via Windows 10’s Update and Security Manager. In a post dedicated to the build, Microsoft noted that the patch fixed …

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Huawei Strikes Back – Proprietary OS to Roll Out in Late 2019

The entire world held its breath after President Trump signed the executive order, banning China from using US technology. Many thought that this would lead to the company’s downfall, but it would seem that Huawei’s alive and kicking. More than that, according to a recent press statement, the Shenzhen-based telecom …

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Apple Facing Lawsuit for Disclosing iTunes Listening Data

At the beginning of this week, Apple has been sued by three iTunes users from Michigan and Rhode Island. According to the plaintiffs, the Cupertino-based company disclosed personal information, shirking away from its legal responsibilities towards the customers’ privacy. Reached out for comments, Apple refused to comment on the class-action …

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Want to Fight Cybercrime? Join the US Marine Corps Today

Wars are no longer fought with guns or WMDs, but with keyboard, mice, and plenty of coffee. At least that’s what we’re led to believe after the US Marine Corps’ April drafting notice. In a bid to protect the country from cybernetic aggressions, General Robert Neller, the former Commandant of …

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Should You Install Apple’s iOS 12.3.1?

Rolled out a couple of days ago, Apple’s latest versions of iOS features numerous bug and security fixes. According to the company, the latest patch also includes a fix to the infamous fingerprint vulnerability, which allowed hackers to track a device around the Internet. All in all, version 12.3.1 touts …

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