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Microsoft Launches Free Service To Spot Malware In Cloud VMs Featured

Earlier this week on Monday, Microsoft launched Project Freta, a new free virtual machine (VM) forensics service that will help users detect malware in memory on cloud infrastructure. Project Freta is different from Microsoft’s commercial security solution like Microsoft Defender ATP as it comes from Microsoft Research and is currently classified as a ‘technology demonstration’….

Who's behind Wednesdays Twitter hack?

Twitter was thrown into chaos on Wednesday after accounts for some of the world’s most recognizable public figures, executives and celebrities starting tweeting out links to bitcoin scams. Twitter says the attack happened because someone tricked or coerced an employee into providing access to internal Twitter administrative tools. This post is an attempt to lay out…

Major Twitter accounts hacked !

Billionaires Elon Musk, Jeff Bezos and Bill Gates are among many prominent US figurAcconts hacked and targeted by hackers on Twitter in an apparent Bitcoin scam. The official accounts of Barack Obama, Joe Biden and Kanye West also requested donations in the cryptocurrency. “Everyone is asking me to give back,” a tweet from Mr Gates’…

Streaming services have taken steps to prevent VPNs from carrying their traffic – Netflix plans to block VPNs out of their streaming service

Netflix has warned that it will be cracking down on customers using proxies or unblockers to access its global catalogue because it wants to make the content available itself. Netflix has announced that it is planning to prevent customers from using service unblockers and VPNs as it cracks down on those who fool the streaming…

Is there a way to identify potential malware/scamware?

Home WiFi network with 2 computers: Desktop Dell XPS 8700 running Windows 10 Professional 64 bit, laptop Dell Inspiron 15R 5537 running Windows 10 Home 64 bit.  Both Version 1909, build 18363.900 At present, AFAIK there is NOTHING WRONG and both machines are working normally.  My question concerns how to identify potentially dangerous E-mails (etc.)…

TrickBot malware mistakenly warns victims that they are infected

The notorious TrickBot malware mistakenly left a test module that is warning victims that they are infected and should contact their administrator. TrickBot is a malware infection that is commonly distributed via malicious spam emails. When installed, the malware will run quietly on a victim’s machine while it downloads various modules that perform different tasks…

5 Ways Mobile Devices are the Biggest Threat to Cybersecurity

Over time, mobile phones have experienced rapid development. The increase in the market purchase has made the mobile device man’s best friend — ahead of the trusty dog. Well, not quite. But there’s no doubt that the mobile device has become a man’s constant companion. – Advertisement – The mobile functionality, multipurpose facilities, its handy…

How To Remove A Persistent ProxyPac Setting

Good day ! I read a lot of threads like that, so today I will show how to remove or eliminate a persistent proxy setting as quickly as possible. First Notes : The ProxyPac setting is the most probably caused by a persistent malware. Try the steps below to see if it works : ….

New macOS ransomware spreads through online piracy

Security researchers have discovered that devices using macOS are vulnerable to a powerful ransomware attack. Security company Malwarebytes has discovered that the ThiefQuest ransomware – formerly known as EvilQuest – is spread through pirated versions of popular macOS software – available via torrent downloads. Some users reported being shown a notification that informed them that…