Organizations are detecting and containing attacks faster as the global median dwell time, defined as the duration between the start of a cyber intrusion and it being identified, was 56 days. This is 28% lower than the 78-day median observed in the previous year, according to FireEye.
IT security practitioners are aware of good habits when it comes to strong authentication and password management, yet often fail to implement them due to poor usability or inconvenience, according to Yubico and Ponemon Institute.
From January 14th, 2020, Microsoft has officially ended support for one of its best products – Windows 7.
Windows 7 was the one that lifted Microsoft again after the major downfall they received when they released Windows Vista.
Even after the release of Windows 8 and Windows 10, there were a huge number of people who still relied on Windows 7 and continued with it. But now it is officially gone.
Although it doesn’t mean that if your system is equipped with Windows 7, it will stop working altogether. Don’t worry your system will not be dead but it won’t get any technical support from Microsoft anymore.
Slickwraps has suffered a data breach after a security researcher was able to access their systems and after receiving no response to emails, publicly disclosed how they gained access to the site and the data that was exposed.
Presenoker virus is the threat that has various detection names associated with the malware but can be set to perform different tasks from adware-type symptoms to info-stealing and spying. In more general terms, this is a riskware that can be a potentially unwanted program or even fall into the malware subtype, depending on the particular payload. People speculate that this is a false positive because the detection shows up out of nowhere and raises too many questions about the security state of the machine.
With the release of Google Chrome 80, Google quietly slipped in a new feature that allows users to create a link directly to a specific word or phrase on a page. A Brave Browser researcher, though, sees this as a potential privacy risk and is concerned Google added it too quickly.
In February 2019, we reported about a new web feature created by Google called ‘Scroll To Text Fragment’ that allows users to create links to a specific word on a web page and automatically highlight it.