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4 May 2017
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This Google Doc scam is spreading fast and will email everyone you know

4 May 2017, Comments Comments Off on This Google Doc scam is spreading fast and will email everyone you know

A new Google Docs phishing scam just reared its head a few hours ago, and it’s spreading like wildfire. Google appears to be taking Read More »


11 April 2017
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Dridex Campaigns Hitting Millions of Recipients Using Unpatched Microsoft Zero-Day

11 April 2017, Comments Comments Off on Dridex Campaigns Hitting Millions of Recipients Using Unpatched Microsoft Zero-Day

This weekend saw multiple reports a new zero-day vulnerability that affected all versions of Microsoft Word. Today, Proofpoint researchers observed the document exploit being Read More »


6 April 2017
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Zero-day on Windows Server 2003 could affect up to 600,000 servers

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A vulnerability has been discovered in Windows Server 2003 running IIS6 by two security researchers at the South China University of Technology, but Microsoft Read More »


4 April 2017
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Microsoft Calls ‘End of Life’ on Windows Vista Operating System

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Windows Vista reaches its ‘End of Life’ on 11th April 2017 What Does This Mean? Windows Vista will be coming to the end of Read More »


3 April 2017
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Microsoft Word Intruder exploiting Office RTF vulnerability

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Last October, Microsoft released Security Bulletin MS16-121, patching an Office vulnerability attackers could exploit to run malware on infected computers. Those who have yet to apply it Read More »


18 May 2016
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Symantec antivirus security flaw exposes Linux, Mac and Windows

18 May 2016, Comments Comments Off on Symantec antivirus security flaw exposes Linux, Mac and Windows

Symantec antivirus security flaw exposes Linux, Mac and Windows   Security holes in antivirus software are nothing new, but holes that exist across multiple Read More »


12 May 2016
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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for May 2016

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Microsoft Security Bulletin Summary for May 2016 This bulletin summary lists security bulletins released for May 2016.   Bulletin ID Bulletin Title and Executive Summary Read More »


8 May 2016
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Lenovo Solution Centre puts almost every Lenovo PC at risk from attackers

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Lenovo Solution Centre puts almost every Lenovo PC at risk from attackers Lenovo is once again in the thick of it over its software Read More »


4 May 2016
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Electric utility hit by ransomware shuts down IT systems for a week

4 May 2016, Comments Comments Off on Electric utility hit by ransomware shuts down IT systems for a week

Electric utility hit by ransomware shuts down IT systems for a week The third-largest electric and water utility in Michigan has shut down all its Read More »


27 April 2016
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Ransomware in your inbox: the rise of malicious JavaScript attachments

27 April 2016, Comments Comments Off on Ransomware in your inbox: the rise of malicious JavaScript attachments

Ransomware in your inbox: the rise of malicious JavaScript attachments A bot, also known as zombie malware, usually sits quietly on your computer and Read More »