Tag: security

Firefox Send free file transfer service now available for all

Mozilla today announced that its free file transfer service Firefox Send is now available for everyone. Mozilla today also announced the launch of Firefox Send beta for Android devices. Firefox Send offers end-to-end encryption along with security controls that you can set. For example, you can choose when your file link

A new vulnerability in Microsoft Word allows attackers to bypass all the Anti-Malware Defences

A new vulnerability that affects Microsoft Word has been discovered by a group of researchers from Mimecast Research Labs. The vulnerability affects Microsoft Word and Microsoft seems disinterested in patching it any time soon. The researchers confirmed a bug that allows hackers to evade all security measures such as antimalware

Firefox will now also warn you of compromised sites

Back in September last year, we reported that Mozilla has partnered with Have I Been Pwned to let users know if their accounts have been compromised during a data breach. At that time the company was working with Have I Been Pwned and named its service “Firefox Monitor”. Now the company

LinkedIn post confirms how Microsoft will run Win32 apps

Microsoft has been working on a next-generation Windows for many years now. Called Windows Core OS, the kernel would form the basis of a number of shells designed to power next-generation hardware such as the Surface Hub, HoloLens 2 and possibly the Surface Phone, but what has never been clear

Nearly 773 million email accounts in a massive data breach

A massive database containing 772,904,991 unique email addresses and more than 21 million unique passwords were recently posted to an online hacking forum, according to Wired. The hack was first reported by Troy Hunt of the hack security site Have I Been Pwned, which lets you check whether your email

USB Type-C Authentication Program to restrict usage of uncertified USB-C chargers and accessories

USB Implementers Forum today announced the launch of its USB Type-C Authentication Program that brings cryptographic-based authentication for USB Type-C chargers and devices. This new program will enable host devices to protect against uncertified USB chargers. Host devices can confirm the authenticity of a USB device, USB cable or USB charger

Unigram rolls out a new update for Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile with new security features

Popular Telegram client, Unigram has rolled out a new update for both Windows 10 and Windows 10 Mobile devices. The latest update bumps the app to v2.1.1724 and brings the following changes: You can now protect your chats by enabling password lock in Settings> Privacy and Security. Bug fixes and

Microsoft announces several new security features to protect user data

At Ignite 2018 today, Microsoft announced several new security features in its products to protect user data. The main highlight is the support for password-less logins in Azure-AD based apps. You can read more about it here. Microsoft today announced Microsoft Secure Score, a new dynamic report card for cybersecurity. Organizations

New vulnerability allow hackers to gain access to computers if they’re in sleep mode

Internet security company F-Secure has discovered a new vulnerability that affects almost every computer. The newly discovered vulnerability can allow hackers to access encrypted hard-disks when the computer has been put to sleep. F-Secure shared the details about the vulnerability in a blog post. They disclosed that it’s an issue

Vegetables are essential for food and nutrition security

A study published in Global Food Security reported that vegetables have untapped not just nutritional, but also economic benefits. According to the authors, with proper research and development, vegetables can be crucial to securing worldwide food security. Vegetables are an affordable source of vitamins and minerals necessary for overall health, but their economic and

Microsoft Edge and Safari are protected against spoofing attacks

If you were looking for a reason to make a switch to Microsoft Edge, now might be a perfect time. A new spoofing attack has been discovered which uses phishing techniques to fool a user and gain access to their credentials. However, it looks like Microsoft has already fixed the