A new file-encrypting ransomware program called Cerber has taken creepiness for victims, but also affordability for criminals, to a new level.
In terms of functionality Cerber is not very different than other ransomware threats. It encrypts files with the strong AES-256 algorithm and targets dozens of file types, including documents, pictures, audio files, videos, archives and backups.
Microsoft released KB3140743 update yesterday for Windows 10 devices, and as we showed, this is actually an important release, as it brings some structural changes to some basic Windows functions.
But, since no update, be it for Insiders or regular users, doesn’t come free of bugs and issues, we’ve discovered the first problems being reported. If you have encountered more, don’t hesitate and use the comments’ section at the end to leave your input.
The Venezuelan government has made it a crime to publish the street trading rate as it countermands the "official" exchange rates, which are far more favorable to the government. The recent collapse of the price of oil has exacerbated Venezuela's economic woes; the country is widely expected to default on its international debts later this year.
Mozilla announced this week that it has identified a shortlist of projects for development and testing in their Internet of Things experiment. This follows last December’s decision to stop competing in the smartphone market, instead focusing its energies on other connected devices and the Internet of Things.
Security researchers have unmasked the wicked actions of a WordPress plugin that was installing a backdoor through which it was altering core WordPress files so it could log and steal user credentials from infected sites.