REvil ransomware attacks US nuclear weapons contractor

The REvil ransomware gang, which claims to be auctioning data stolen during the attack, targeted US nuclear weapons contractor Sol Oriens with a cyberattack.   Sol Oriens describes itself as…

SEO poisoning used to backdoor targets with malware

Microsoft is investigating a number of cyberattacks that use SEO poisoning to infect targets with a remote access trojan (RAT) capable of stealing sensitive information and backdooring victims’ systems.  …

Microsoft Office patches 4 critical security flaws

Check Point Research, a cybersecurity company, had advised Microsoft Office customers to update their software as soon as possible following the discovery of four security vulnerabilities that enable attackers to…

Microsoft warns about phishing attack by Nobelium group spoofing USAID

Microsoft has issued a warning that a Russian-backed hacking outfit known as Nobelium is currently executing a phishing attack and has managed to access the US Agency for International Development’s…

Microsoft warns of data stealing malware (StrRAT Fake-Ransomware RAT)

Microsoft has issued an alert about a “massive email campaign” that uses the Java-based STRRAT malware to steal sensitive data from compromised systems while masquerading as a ransomware infection.  …

Fake Microsoft Authenticator extension spotted in the Chrome Web Store

Fake Microsoft Authenticator “Extension” was discovered recently.   The malicious extension directed users to a Polish website that fooled them into creating an account in order to steal their personal…

Windows 10 ‘Sun Valley’ Update finally revamps its Windows 95-era icons

Microsoft is working on updating the icons from Windows 95 after a long time.   The company has been working on enhancing the icons on Windows 10, and this update…

Microsoft Edge adds a new feature-reverse image search

Microsoft’s popular web browser Microsoft Edge will soon get a new feature reverse image search. The first to notice this were members of the community.   This new feature, reverse…

Microsoft Edge browser for Linux in beta-testing stage

Since the arrival of CEO Satya Nadella, who helped the company change direction and embrace the open-source culture to a large extent, Microsoft has come a long way.   The…

Beware: Ficker-info stealing malware is pretending to be Microsoft Store

Windows remains vulnerable to numerous malware, at least more than its peers and competitors on both desktops and mobile devices, despite improvements.   Despite having an official app store, it…