Security

Stop Supporting Cortana for Android and iOS by Microsoft

Microsoft has announced the Cortana Virtual Personal Assistant software for Android and iOS phones will no longer be supported beginning in 2020. Microsoft said in support reports from the UK, Australia and Canada markets it will no longer support Cortana’s IOS and Android digital assistant applications on January 31st, 2020. Alternatively, Microsoft will incorporate Cortana…

Ten Best Network Security Scanning Tools

In today’s world, network security needs no introduction or explanation. We all know that the term network security means securing any computer network so that nobody accesses, manipulates or malfunctions the network in any way. Therefore, we have rules, policies and instructions concerning computer network monitoring and security. Network scanning is integral to the maintenance…

Payment Monitoring Carding Robots Prior to Major Shopping Events

As the main events of the holiday season end, cyber criminals often plan for pillage by validating their stolen card data with low-value shopping on store websites. Two new carding bots are found using top e-commerce platforms and card payment provider APIs for websites or mobile applications. Preparation for a spree shopping Stolen payment card…

McAfee Antivirus Software Vulnerability Allows DLL Hijacking

An attacker can circumvent self-defense mechanisms and persistence through a loophole in McAfee’s antivirus software, security researchers from SafeBreach have discovered. The security flaw could be exploited by loading unsigned DLLs into multiple services operating under NT AUTHORITYSYSTEM. However, operations require admin privileges to the attacker. Many components of antivirus solutions run as a “NT…

Current Buran-Based Ransomware Tempts Offenders with Discount Licenses

The ransomware strain of VegaLocker provides the basis for the new Ransomware-as – a-service Buran which takes competitors at discounted rates. Buran was initially discovered in May 2019, according to McAfee researchers Alexandre Mundo and Marc Rivero Lopez, and has now joined the ranks of other RaaS offerings including REVil and Phobos. The Buran operators…

AOL Mail vs.Yahoo Mail vs. Outlook.com vs. Gmail

If you’re fed up with your existing email service, or you’re looking to make a switch from a university address, there are a number of free email options to choose from. Gmail has led the field for years, but competitors like Yahoo Mail, Outlook.com (formerly Hotmail) and AOL Mail have revamped their designs and features […]

Cyber Services of Accenture Launches for Industrial Companies

Accenture Giant Consulting announced Thursday the release of three cyber series aimed at helping industrial firms to execute their cyber attack response plan. One of the cyber sites in Houston, Texas is the petroleum and gas industry, enabling businesses to simulate and respond to cyber attacks that impact on mining, manufacturing, refining or retail. The…

Hydra-Online Password Cracking Program for Brute Force

A password is a mystery word or expression used in different applications for the verification procedure. It is used for accessing records and assets. A hidden key prevents our documents and property from being unapproved. What is Cracking Password? The main secret break is the way to guess or to recover a password from the…

Google Teams up to Fight Bad Android Apps with Security Firms

Google announced a partnership this week with several security solutions providers to combat bad Android ecosystem applications. The App Defense Alliance is a partnership of Google, EST, Lookout, and Zimperium. The goal is rapidly to identify and take the necessary steps against potentially harmful applications (PHAs) and to ensure that the Google Play Store is…

Facebook Discloses Security Infringement for Teams API Bug

Facebook said that about 100 developers of primarily video streaming and social media management software could have exposed data to private group members such as name and profile pictures. This happened following Facebook restricting or deleting various developer APIs, including the Group APIs, which gave the app devs extended group information access for longer than…