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New Brute-Force Botnet Targeting Over 1.5 Million RDP Servers Worldwide

June 7th, 2019
Security researchers have discovered an ongoing sophisticated botnet campaign that is currently brute-forcing more than 1.5 million publicly accessible Windows RDP servers on the Internet. Dubbed GoldBrute, the botnet scheme has been designed in a way to escalate gradually by adding every new cracked system to its network, forcing them to further find new available RDP servers and then brute

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Update: Hacker Disclosed 4 New Microsoft Zero-Day Exploits in Last 24 Hours

May 23rd, 2019
Less than 24 hours after publicly disclosing an unpatched zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, the anonymous hacker going by online alias "SandboxEscaper" has now dropped new exploits for two more unpatched Microsoft zero-day vulnerabilities. The two new zero-day vulnerabilities affect Microsoft's Windows Error Reporting service and Internet Explorer 11. Just yesterday, while releasing a

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PoC Exploit For Unpatched Windows 10 Zero-Day Flaw Published Online

May 22nd, 2019
An anonymous hacker with an online alias "SandboxEscaper" today released proof-of-concept (PoC) exploit code for a new zero-day vulnerability affecting Windows 10 operating system—that's his/her 5th publicly disclosed Windows zero-day exploit [1, 2, 3] in less than a year. Published on GitHub, the new Windows 10 zero-day vulnerability is a privilege escalation issue that could allow a local

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Microsoft Releases Patches For A Critical ‘Wormable Flaw’ and 78 Other Issues

May 14th, 2019
It's Patch Tuesday—the day when Microsoft releases monthly security updates for its software. Microsoft has software updates to address a total of 79 CVE-listed vulnerabilities in its Windows operating systems and other products, including a critical wormable flaw that can propagate malware from computer to computer without requiring users' interaction. Out of 79 vulnerabilities, 18 issues

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Researcher Hijacks a Microsoft Service Using Loophole in Azure Cloud Platform

April 17th, 2019
A cybersecurity professional today demonstrated a long-known unpatched weakness in Microsoft's Azure cloud service by exploiting it to take control over Windows Live Tiles, one of the key features Microsoft built into Windows 8 operating system. Introduced in Windows 8, the Live tiles feature was designed to display content and notifications on the Start screen, allowing users to continuously

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Microsoft Announces Windows Defender ATP Antivirus for Mac

March 22nd, 2019
Brace yourself guys. Microsoft is going to release its Windows Defender ATP antivirus software for Mac computers. Sounds crazy, right? But it's true. Microsoft Thursday announced that the company is bringing its anti-malware software to Apple’s macOS operating system as well—and to more platforms soon, like Linux. As a result, the technology giant renamed its Windows Defender Advanced

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Unpatched vCard Flaw Could Let Attackers Hack Your Windows PCs

January 15th, 2019
A zero-day vulnerability has been discovered and reported in the Microsoft's Windows operating system that, under a certain scenario, could allow a remote attacker to execute arbitrary code on Windows machine. Discovered by security researcher John Page (@hyp3rlinx), the vulnerability was reported to the Microsoft security team through Trend Micro's Zero Day Initiative (ZDI) Program over 6

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Windows SMB Zero-Day Exploit Released in the Wild after Microsoft delayed the Patch

February 6th, 2017

Last weekend a security researcher publically disclosed a zero-day vulnerability in Windows 10, Windows 8.1 and Server editions after Microsoft failed to patch it in the past three months.

The zero-day memory corruption flaw resides in the implementation of the SMB (server message block) network file sharing protocol that could allow a remote, unauthenticated attacker to crash systems with

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How to Activate GodMode in Windows 10

October 7th, 2015

Microsoft’s Windows 10, the latest version of Windows Operating System, has been creating waves since it rolled out, and reached to 110 million devices within just 2 months.
If you are a long-time Windows user, you may remember a trick called, ‘God Mode’.
God Mode is an inbuilt, but hidden feature of Windows that provides additional customization options for the operating system.
With Windows 10,

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Microsoft releases Emergency Patch Update for all versions of Windows

July 21st, 2015

In the wake of a critical Remote Code Execution vulnerability in all supported versions of its operating system platform, Microsoft has just issued an emergency fix.

Yes, it’s time to patch your Windows operating system against an alarming security hole that could allow remote attackers to run malicious code on your computer, thereby taking “complete control of the affected system.”

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